This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!Buzz·Posted on Feb 1, 2013Grand Central Turns 100: A Look Back, Then And NowFeb. 1, 2013, marks Grand Central Terminal's 100th anniversary. Some things have changed dramatically, while others are as iconic, romantic, and grungy as ever.by offtherecordCommunity ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Visions for the Future Then: Via chroniclingamerica.loc.gov "Bird's-eye view of the new Grand Central Station as it will look when completed," New York Tribune, June 26, 1910. Now: Via dnainfo.com The elevated doughnut-shaped skywalk designed for the "next 100 years" of Grand Central Terminal by architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Correspondence Then: Via loc.gov Mail sorting (captured ca. 1910 and 1915). Now: Spencer Platt / Getty Images Travelers find new ways to check mail at the Apple store in Grand Central Station on Dec. 9, 2011. It features two Genius Bars and 15-minute Express Workshops for commuters on a tighter schedule. Safety Precautions Then: Via sfgate.com Firemen on duty (date unknown). Now: Via nyportraits.blogspot.com Members of the National Guard on duty, April 2010. Critter Sightings Then: Tom Fitzsimmons / AP A special animal appearance by a 5-year-old chimpanzee (and Hollywood film actor) Bonzo, congratulating a train-caller for getting New York Central's 20th Century Limited express passenger train into New York on Feb. 5, 1951. Now: Via sammyandthecity.com Sammy, the adventurous blogging dog, checks out the new Apple store. Using the Payphone Then: Via forrestjeromephotography.com by Forrest Jerome (date not specified) Now: Via imgur.com Grand Central Terminal payphones being dismantled, April 2012. The View from Park Avenue Then: Via nycpast.tumblr.com 1919 Now: Via Flickr: iras_azy March 17, 2009 Post-celebratory Snooze Then: Via alephsaran.tumblr.com New Year's Eve, 1969 Now: Mario Tama / Getty Images New Year's Eve, 2006 Hailing a Cab Then: Via loc.gov Taxi drivers on strike (photo taken ca. 1910-1915) Now: Via Flickr: trodel In 2008, taxis aplenty! The Pedestrian Rush Then: Getty Images Jan. 1, 1940 Now: Getty Images Nov. 1, 2012 The Subterranean Oyster Bar Then: Via fineprintnyc.com In 1913, a slice of cheesecake cost a mere 19 cents. Now: Via gourmay.net Today, a full cheesecake can be ordered for $30.95. The Iconic Grand Central Shoe Shine Then: Via goodbyemelbournehellonewyork.com (exact date unknown) Now: Via honeynfizz.blogspot.com In October 2011, the tradition holds strong. Waiting for the Train Then: Via nytimes.com By Boris Yale Klapwald/Brain-Ink Now: Via Flickr: annele_tru A Romantic Liaison Then: Via shorpy.com October 1941, by John Collier (FSA/Office of War Information archive) Now: Via getmarriedny.com A British couple getting married in 2012, captured by Judie L. Guild.. Displays of Patriotism Then: Via nycpast.tumblr.com Main Concourse, 1941: an 85-foot mural celebrating "the fertile U.S. land, the productiveness of U.S. industry, the future welfare of U.S. children" as an advertisement for World War II bond sales. Now: Via Flickr: mikeshaheenphotography November 2010, a more understated approach. A Lady on the Train Then: Via acidcow.com 1970s: A book and a hat were one's best defense from unwanted disturbances. Now: Via buzzhunt.co.uk Insulating gadgetry abounds. Star Sightings Then: Via cfda.tumblr.com Now: Getty Images Marcus Wainwright, Karen Elson, Keren Craig, Hamish Bowles, Victoria Beckham, Peter Westmacott, Anna Wintour, Georgina Chapman, Tamara Mellon, Jourdan Dunn, and David Neville attend the launch of Britain's GREAT campaign at Grand Central Shuttle Station on Feb. 15, 2012. The Main Concourse Then: Via loc.gov Taken btw. 1900 and 1915 Now: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via iamthefutureofphotography.tumblr.com Happy 100th birthday, Grand Central Terminal! Via logodesignlove.com Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters Commuters move through the grand hall of Grand Central Terminal in New York, Jan. 25, 2013.