Transit Grand Central Terminal proposed rezoning photos By DAN RIVOLI May 6, 2015 12:09 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Getting from the bowels of Grand Central Terminal's overcrowded subway station up to the glorious halls and concourses can be a pain. But in a deal with the city, real estate developer SL Green is seeking to build a new skyscraper next to the ornate transit hub, plans to shell out $220 million to make it a little easier to get around. Here is what they have in mind to improve circulation around Grand Central station. Photo Credit: STANTEC, KPF Getting out of Grand Central station on the Lexington Avenue line adds minutes to your commute, as hundreds of commuters pour out of trains and squeeze onto packed platforms and staircases. Photo Credit: STANTEC, KPF The renderings for the redesign slims down bulky columns that take up space and block the flow of passengers on the platform. Photo Credit: STANTEC, KPF Here is a rendering of the current mezzanine level of the Lexington Avenue station at Grand Central. Photo Credit: STANTEC, KPF The redesign seeks to remove a wall and newsstand kiosk to add more space to walk around on the Lexington Avenue station mezzanine. Photo Credit: STANTEC, KPF Existing turnstile configuration at Grand Central's Lexington Avenue line station. Photo Credit: STANTEC, KPF More turnstiles would be added to enter the Lexington Avenue line station at Grand Central. Photo Credit: STANTEC, KPF Passengers currently are funneled in one direction as they leaving the Times Square shuttle at Grand Central station. Photo Credit: STANTEC, KPF A redesign imagines a new exit right onto 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue where people exit the Times Square shuttle at Grand Central Terminal. By DAN RIVOLI Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.