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Station: Avenue M (Brighton Line)

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Stationhouse entrance at the BMT Brighton Line station at Avenue M. Photo by: Kevin Wong, December 2008.

BMT Brighton Line
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Overview

Opened: 8/23/1907


Avenue M is a local station with two side platforms alongside four tracks. At the platform level, Avenue M station closely resembles that at Avenue J. Double-wide stairways from the platforms to the street-level access passageways lead into the station house, which is a brick building underneath the tracks facing onto the street. Avenue M was known as "Elm Avenue" in the early railroad days. From the train and the platform of Avenue M you see the tall landmark 'Vitagraph' chimney, on Avenue M just west of the railroad, way. Now part of a rabbinical school it was once the site of a prolific motion picture studio. The Brighton Beach line may have even been used for train chase scenes!

Artwork

Hare Apparent, Rita MacDonald (2011)

Photo Gallery


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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Avenue M

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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Chris Reidy
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Brian J. Cudahy
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Avenue M
Artwork: Hare Apparent (Rita MacDonald)

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Photo by: Zach Summer
Location: Avenue M

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Avenue M


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