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Station: 51st Street (IRT East Side Line)

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IRT East Side Line at 51st Street. Photo by: Richard Chase, December 2009.

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Overview

Opened: 7/17/1918

Transfer here to: IND Queens Boulevard Line

51st Street is the sixth busiest station in the subway system. This station features beige brick over the original tile but the the standard IRT mosaics were saved. There is a crossunder at the north end and connections via a long passageway to the IND Queens Boulevard/53rd Street line station at Lexington Ave. The fare control is seven steps up from the platform level, and the platforms themselves are approximately 60 feet below street level.

Artwork

Tunnel Vision, Nina Yankowitz (1989)

Passing Through, Al Held (2004)

Photo Gallery


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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: 51st Street
Artwork: Tunnel Vision (Nina Yankowitz)

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: 51st Street
Artwork: Tunnel Vision (Nina Yankowitz)

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Roy Freeman
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Roy Freeman
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: John Barnes
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Bill E.
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Lee Winson
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Richard Chase
Location: 51st Street

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Photo by: Richard Chase
Location: 51st Street


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