IND Sixth Avenue Subway: Old Elevated Line Demolition – New York NY

Description

Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers helped to dismantle the Sixth Avenue elevated train line in Manhattan, which was replaced by the new Sixth Avenue IND subway, a Public Works Administration (PWA) project.

Source notes

"New Deal New York -- Midtown Manhattan," online appendix to Mason B. Williams, City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York (New York: Norton, 2013)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 26, 2014.

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Location Info


Sixth Avenue
New York, NY

Coordinates: 40.74713, -73.9897

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