Report on the new City Hall or Brooklyn Bridge Terminal Station in Manhattan.
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Report on the new City Hall or Brooklyn Bridge Terminal Station in Manhattan. by Gustav Lindenthal

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Published by s.n. in [New York .
Written in English


  • Railroad stations -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Railroads -- New York (State) -- New York.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsLindenthal, Gustav, 1850-1935, former owner.
LC ClassificationsTF302, ESL 181
The Physical Object
Pagination[3] p., [11] leaves of plates, (2 folded) :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16474168M
LC Control Number2007570266

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  Brooklyn Bridge. Brooklyn Bridge is now the southern terminal for the Lexington Avenue local (City Hall was until , and locals still loop around the trackways past the station to begin the northbound run). As we’ll see, a northern extension was built that made the next station to the north unnecessary. Old City Hall station tours begin above ground with a historical walk in the area, followed by a visit to the station itself. Tours last approximately 90 minutes from beginning to end, run rain or shine, and require walking, standing, and stair climbing. 4, 5, 6, J, M to Brooklyn Bridge Station R to City Hall Station 1, 2, 3, A, C to Chambers Street Station. Contact Us: Within NYC call Outside NYC call NEW-YORK Mon - Fri AM - .   MTA New York City Subway: 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) Train Transfer: (6): Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan to/from Parkchester or Pelham .

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