Preservation Is…

If we don’t care about our past, we cannot hope for the future… I care desperately about saving old buildings.

-Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, former First Lady, editor, and historic preservationist on the imminent threat to New York’s Grand Central Station in 1976. Thanks (at least in part) to her efforts, Grand Central is celebrating its centennial this year.

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1930s: Beams of sunlight stream through the windows at Grand Central Terminal, in New York City. Image via NBC News

-from The New York Daily News

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