NYC's Grand Central and the secrets it hides

NYC's Grand Central and the secrets it hides

On any given day 750,000 people pass through Grand Central Terminal, according to Metro North, making it one of the busiest hubs for commuters in the country.

Amid all that hustle and bustle, as throngs of commuters, employees and tourists pass through its cavernous Grand Concourse and shopping and dining areas, how many stop to observe their surroundings?

An eight-part series on “Secrets of America’s Favorite Places,” attempts to delve into the history of famous landmarks around the country to unearth little known facts, with each part focusing on one iconic structure.

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Discovery Family Channel Orders New Series 'Secrets of America's Favorite Places' (Exclusive)

Discovery Family Channel Orders New Series 'Secrets of America's Favorite Places' (Exclusive)

The series will reveal little-known stories about iconic U.S. landmarks.

Discovery Family Channel is revealing the little-known stories about iconic U.S. landmarks in a new series titled Secrets of America's Favorite Places.

The network has ordered eight episodes of the project, which is set to debut Sunday, July 3, at 6 p.m. ET/PT, kicking off the day before the Fourth of July with a Statue of Liberty-themed installment.

Subsequent episodes will revolve around Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood Boulevard, New York's Central Park and Grand Central Terminal, the Lincoln Memorial and Mount Rushmore.

The series will feature interviews and commentary from historians, U.S. National Park Service members, conspiracy theorists, artists and pop culture experts. Encores will at 11 p.m. Tuesdays.

Secrets of America's Favorite Places is produced by Indigo Films for Discovery Family Channel. For Indigo Films, David M. Frank is the executive producer and Paul Sauer is the series producer.

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