New York City has a great subway system and some of the stations are incredibly beautiful.
New York City has some incredible architecture, including subway station entrances. Here are some of the City’s oldest and most beautiful.
West 190th Street Station
The West 190th Street Station (at Fort Washington Ave) opened in 1932. It is one of New York City’s deepest subway stations – the tracks are 140 feet (43 meters) below ground.
The West 190th Street Station is on the IND Eighth Avenue Line.
72nd Street Station
The 72nd Street Station (between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway) was part of the original subway system. The station opened in 1904 and was renovated in 2002.
The original entrance is still in use. Another entrance, which looks like a modernized version of the original was built to meet the demands of use.
The 72nd Street Station is on the IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line.
Astor Place Station
This station is sometimes called Astor Place – Cooper Union. It was built in 1904 and is one of New York City’s original subway stations and is on the List of Registered Historic Places in New York.
The Astor Place Station is on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line.
Bowling Green Station
The Bowling Green Station (Broadway and Battery Place) is another of New York City’s original subway stations. It was built in 1905 and is located on the the southern tip of Manhattan in the financial district.
The Bowling Green Station is on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line.