A Glimpse Into New York’s Lovely Abandoned Subway Station

The forgotten City Hall station was the original terminal of New York’s subway system. It opened on the evening of October 27, 1904, along with 27 other Interborough Rapid Transit (I.R.T.) stations up to 145th Street on the west side. The inauguration began with a private ride conducted by Mayor George McClellan and ended with a fascinated public standing in awe of the strange new technology.

Read more. [Image: John-Paul Palescandolo and Eric Kazmirek]

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