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Station: 50th Street (IRT West Side Line)

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Overview

Opened: 10/27/1904

Four tracks and two side platforms. If you were riding a train northward from 42nd Street, this is the first station you would arrive at along the West Side IRT that was constructed as part of Contract One, the first subway construction contract, which opened in 1904.

This station was renovated in the 1980s or 1990s and most of the original tile work was removed. One of the original faience plaques has been preserved at the New York Transit Museum.

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Artwork

Alice: The Way Out, Liliana Porter (1994)

Photo Gallery


Image 167
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Photo by: Wayne Whitehorne
Location: 50th Street

Image 168
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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: 50th Street

Image 169
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Photo by: Peggy Darlington
Location: 50th Street
Artwork: Alice: The Way Out (Liliana Porter)

Image 7867
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Photo by: David Sagarin/Historic American Engineering Record
Collection of: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Location: 50th Street

Image 7868
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Photo by: David Sagarin/Historic American Engineering Record
Collection of: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Location: 50th Street

Image 7869
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Photo by: David Sagarin/Historic American Engineering Record
Collection of: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Location: 50th Street

Image 22159
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Photo by: David of Broadway
Location: 50th Street
Artwork: Alice: The Way Out (Liliana Porter)

Image 22160
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Photo by: David of Broadway
Location: 50th Street
Artwork: Alice: The Way Out (Liliana Porter)

Image 41794
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Photo by: Franklin B. Roberts
Collection of: Ed Davis, Sr.
Location: 50th Street

Image 53343
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Photo by: Roy Freeman
Location: 50th Street

Image 53344
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Photo by: Roy Freeman
Location: 50th Street

Image 53345
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Photo by: Roy Freeman
Location: 50th Street

Image 70822
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Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: 50th Street

Image 70823
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Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: 50th Street

Image 131112
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Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Location: 50th Street


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