Greyhound has abandoned its bus station at 1005 First St. NE and moved to Union Station. Perseus Realty purchased the property from Greyhound for $46.75 million last year and plans to replace it with mixed-use development. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Greyhound’s recent move to abandon its bleak NoMa digs at 1005 First St. NE for a consolidated terminal at Union Station is a poignant reminder of the bus line’s old Art Deco digs.
The ’Hound abandoned its architectural masterpiece at 1100 New York Ave. NW in the dark days of the 1970s in favor of the Trailways terminal, a building with all the charm of Eastern bloc Stalinism that will soon meet the wrecking ball.