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Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Video: Proposed future of Union Station

For those interested in learning more about what Union Station could evolve during the next 15 or 20 years, Amtrak and developer Akridge have released a six-minute video of what the station could look like if Amtrak’s $7 billion plan comes to fruition.

There are no shots of the inside, but the video offers a feel for the Burnham Place development that Akridge is planning to build above the rail yard behind the station.

Take a gander, for instance, at how the H Street and NoMa neighborhoods would connect with the new development. The view from H Street Northeast looking west can be seen beginning at about the 1:40 minute mark.

The video was produced by Shalom Baranes Associates, Akridge’s architect for Burnham Place. Amtrak’s design and engineering partners include Parsons Brinckerhoff and HOK.

New Union Station animations from Tom Bridge on Vimeo.

Follow Jonathan O’Connell on Twitter: @oconnellpostbiz

By  |  07:23 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Tags:  Union Station, Amtrak, high-speed rail, Akridge

 
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