STREET was originally the next station on all trains after 96
Street, this would not be true for long, specifically until the Lenox
Avenue branch opened. This photograph illustrates the cut and cover
technique used to build most of the original route. As at the rest of
the Broadway stations, there are gratings at street level above the
tracks along the median strip of Broadway that let in natural light to
|96 Street||110 Street|
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