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Station: 179th Street (Queens Boulevard Line)

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IND Queens Boulevard Line
Roosevelt Avenue Terminal Station
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Overview

Opened: 12/10/1950

This terminal station has four tracks and two island platforms. There is beige wall tile with blue and orange color stripes. In an unusual feature the two colors alternate in a sine-wave pattern with each being on top before curving underneath the other color. The full mezzanine with crossover features comic superhero plywood cutouts "holding up the ceiling" of the station. The south end of southbound platform features a tower. North of this station there are eight storage tracks, four on each of two levels, which continue as far as 184th Street.


Artwork

Our Spectrum of Support, Reginald Polynice (1993)

Photo Gallery


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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 179th Street

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Collection of: Bob Redden
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: Brian Weinberg
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: Brian Weinberg
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: John Barnes
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: John Barnes
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: John Barnes
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: 179th Street

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Collection of: Collection of nycsubway.org
Location: 179th Street

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Collection of: Collection of nycsubway.org
Location: 179th Street

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Collection of: Collection of nycsubway.org
Location: 179th Street

Image 122467
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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: Christopher Henderson
Location: 179th Street


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