Secrets of the Subway

(7) IRT Flushing Line

Manhattan 34th St-Hudson Yards (7) 34th St-Hudson Yards was initially planned as part of the city’s bid for the 2012 Olympics, and the often-proposed but never-built West Side Stadium. The station opened in 2015, three years too late for the Olympics, which didn’t happen in New York anyway, and was the first new station theContinue reading “(7) IRT Flushing Line”

An Update

As you are all probably aware, this blog has not been updated in months. Don’t worry, it is not over, just paused for the moment. I started writing this blog as something to do during the weird part of 2020, when New York City was no longer the global hotspot for COVID cases, but IContinue reading “An Update”

(L) BMT Canarsie Line

The BMT Canarsie Line is the MTA name for the (L) service, colored grey on the map. The Canarsie Line was built in four distinct sections, with the oldest being 1865 and the newest being 1931. The (L) has some of the most beautiful mosaics in the station tiling in the system. The (L) isContinue reading “(L) BMT Canarsie Line”

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