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Station: Central Avenue (Myrtle Avenue Line)

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BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
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Central Avenue · Knickerbocker Avenue · Wyckoff Avenue · Seneca Avenue · Forest Avenue · Fresh Pond Road · Metropolitan Avenue

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Adams Street · Bridge/Jay Street · Navy Street · Vanderbilt Avenue · Washington Avenue · Grand Avenue · Franklin Avenue · Nostrand Avenue · Tompkins Avenue · Sumner Avenue · Broadway · Central Avenue · Knickerbocker Avenue · Wyckoff Avenue · Seneca Avenue · Forest Avenue · Fresh Pond Road · Metropolitan Avenue


Overview

Opened: 12/19/1889

Two tracks, two side platforms. The platforms are very narrow on the north end, and a small wooden mezzanine. There is a crossunder. The northbound platform's southern half has vertical windscreen with a small gap near the top and no windscreen on the northern half. The southbound platform features vertical windscreen on the northern half. Evidence present at this station leads me to a theory that the southern mezzanine was removed. Evidence includes a patch in the windscreen, suddenly narrowed platforms, and a patch in the concrete where the stairs would have been.

Artwork

Generation Dynamica, George Bates, 2013

Photo Gallery


Image 1906
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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

Image 2221
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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

Image 6636
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Collection of: David Pirmann
Location: Either Central or Knickerbocker

Image 6642
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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Either Central or Knickerbocker

Image 6658
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Collection of: David Pirmann
Location: Central Avenue

Image 6669
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Collection of: David Pirmann
Location: Central Avenue

Image 6730
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Photo by: Harry Pinsker
Location: Central Avenue

Image 6812
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Photo by: Harry Pinsker
Location: Central Avenue

Image 26247
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Photo by: Christopher Sattler
Location: Central Avenue

Image 92129
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Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: Central Avenue

Image 112940
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Collection of: George Conrad Collection
Location: Central Avenue

Image 117404
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Collection of: George Conrad Collection
Location: Central Avenue

Image 132716
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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Central Avenue

Image 140162
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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Central Avenue
Artwork: Generation Dynamica (George Bates)

Image 140165
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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Central Avenue
Artwork: Generation Dynamica (George Bates)


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