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Station: East 177th Street-Parkchester (Pelham Line)

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Center track of the Pelham Line station at East 177th Street/Parkchester. Photo by Chris M., February 2005.

IRT Pelham Line
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Overview

Opened: 5/30/1920

Two island platforms and three tracks. A couple of 1950s style mushroom shaped lights are at the end of the platforms. An interesting feature is covered exits from platform to the middle level featuring a crossunder and windows in a simulated 12-pane pattern similar to those at Whitlock Ave. The fare control is at street level, a large area, which features a painting entitled Live The Dream. There is an escalator from the fare control to the southbound platform, bypassing the mezzanine. The southbound platform has an old tower at the south end. This station is massive and similar to the Queens Boulevard stations on the #7 Flushing line.


Artwork

Live the Dream, artist unknown

A Day in Parkchester, William Low (2010)

Photo Gallery


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Photo by: David Pirmann
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Photo by: David Pirmann
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Photo by: David Pirmann
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Collection of: Al Westerfield
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Collection of: Al Westerfield
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Collection of: Al Westerfield
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Photo by: Chris M.
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Photo by: Chris M.
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Photo by: Aliandro Brathwaite
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Photo by: John Barnes
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Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
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Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
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