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Station: East 149th Street (Pelham Line)

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IRT Pelham Line station at East 149th Street. Photo by Brian Weinberg, June 2007.

IRT Pelham Line
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Overview

Opened: 1/17/1919

Three tracks and two side platforms. There are typical Dual Contracts frieze and numeral "149" mosaics along the tops of the platform walls, and full name tablet mosaics at intervals. There are also mosaic "women" and "men" labels above restrooms that were long since closed to the public. The platforms are slightly offset from each other and curve slightly. The exits and fare control are at platform level at the center of the station. There is no available crossover or crossunder between platforms. A closed, tiled over newsstand was on the inbound platform.

Photo Gallery


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