A deadly accident at the old Grand Central Depot in 1902 led the busy terminal to be redesigned. Over a decade, William Wilgus and his construction crews sunk the tracks underground and switched from steam to electric service -- keeping the trains running the whole time.
From steam engine depot to the grand Beaux Arts monument that opened in 1913 and stands today, explore this gallery of photographs of Grand Central. It features several images from the mid-20th century taken by Boris Y. Klapwald.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.