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Station: Metropolitan Avenue-Grand Street (Crosstown Line)

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IND Crosstown Line
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Overview

Opened: 7/1/1937

Transfer here to: BMT Canarsie Line

Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street. The station, which is being renovated, features a bright aquamarine blue mosaic pattern in the mezzanine, and new lighting, wall tile, floor tile, and name tablets being installed. There is a police substation in the mezzanine center, the south half being closed for renovation. There is also evidence of past water damage but no standing or dripping water could be found. The I-beams are painted bright cherry red. The captions alternate "Metropolitan" and "Grand", with the former being prominent on the tablets. There is also evidence of at least three removed stairways. The south exit has been closed, with the the stairs from the platform behind floor to ceiling gates at platform level.


Artwork

Signs of Life, Jackie Chang

Photo Gallery


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Photo by: Wayne Whitehorne
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street
Artwork: Signs of Life (Jackie Chang)

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street
Artwork: Signs of Life (Jackie Chang)

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Photo by: David of Broadway
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street
Artwork: Signs of Life (Jackie Chang)

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Collection of: Brooklyn Public Library (via Herbert Maruska)
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Collection of: Brooklyn Public Library (via Herbert Maruska)
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Collection of: Brooklyn Public Library (via Herbert Maruska)
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Collection of: Brooklyn Public Library (via Herbert Maruska)
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

Image 85986
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Photo by: Bill E.
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Photo by: Aliandro Brathwaite
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Photo by: Bill E.
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street

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Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Location: Metropolitan Avenue/Grand Street


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