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91st Street (IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line)

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91st Street (IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line)

91st Street
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address West 91st Street & Broadway
New York, NY 10025
Borough Manhattan
Locale Upper West Side
Coordinates
Line       IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line
Services None (abandoned)
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened October 27, 1904 (1904-10-27)[1]
Closed February 2, 1959 (1959-02-02)
Station succession
Next north 96th Street
Next south 86th Street

91st Street was a local station on the IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. The station was in use from the opening of the subway in 1904 until February 1959, when the adjacent 96th Street station was lengthened to the south, providing a new entrance only 100 feet (30 m) away from 93rd Street. A station was provided at 91st Street to avoid having 10 blocks without a subway station. The station's two abandoned side platforms are still visible from passing trains. The 91st Street station is fairly well preserved, with the exception of some litter and graffiti.

Contents

  • Station layout 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Station layout

G - Street Level
P
Platform Level
Side platform, not in service
Northbound local ( late nights) does not stop here (96th Street)
Northbound express do not stop here
Southbound express do not stop here →
Southbound local ( late nights) does not stop here (86th Street)
Side platform, not in service

See also

References

  1. ^ New York Times, Our Subway Open: 150,000 Try It, October 28, 1904

External links

  • Abandoned Stations — 91 St
  • nycsubway.org—IRT West Side Line: 91st Street
  • A site with a historic 91st Street photo
  • The Subway Station, a short story, set at this station.
  • Forgotten NY – Original 28 Subway Stations (small statement only)
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