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Berlin Hauptbahnhof

It's hard to capture the appeal of Berlin's (new) main train station in one image, but this is part of it. The huge, curved, transparent roof seems typical of train stations in this region, but the station has several levels of tracks and shops beneath this one, which still manage to get a decent amount of light. Much of the station below is more functional than spectacular, but it does get light, and I mean, compare to NY Penn Station, about which about all one can say is that it used to have a cool, flapping schedule board.

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Taken on July 23, 2007