The terminal as skyscraperLike many early skyscrapers, this terminal has a strong sense of base, shaft, and top. It has a 3-story base with a 10-story shaft, providing office space, and a decorative frieze at the top. The corners have low towers with projections.
|An eagle with a wide wing-span is at the center of the decorative frieze--both at the roof and above the main entrance|
|Decorative details are carved in octagons, rectangles, and triangles--in borders, corbels, spandrels, and door and window surrounds. Sources for decoration are eclectic--from Egyptian, Greek, Gothic, to Native American and include organic forms like ferns, roses, and gladioli to geometric zig zags, ziggurats, and chevrons. Textured brick is also used for decoration.|
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