New York Transit Museum (former Court Street Station) – Brooklyn NY

Description

The Fulton Street branch of New York City’s Independent Subway (IND) was constructed during the 1930s with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. On April 9, 1936, nine stations opened in Brooklyn, including the Court Street subway station.

The Court St. subway station closed in 1946; it reopened in 1976 as the New York Transit Museum.

Source notes

"New Fulton St. Subway Branch Opened Today by Mayor"; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Weds., April 8, 1936 (pages 1, 3).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IND_Fulton_Street_Line

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 27, 2014.

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Location Info


Schermerhorn St.
Brooklyn, NY

Coordinates: 40.690455, -73.989854

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