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Station: Gates Avenue (Nassau Street-Jamaica Line)

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BMT Nassau Street-Jamaica Line
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J.GIF Broad Street · Fulton Street · Chambers Street · Canal Street · Bowery · Essex Street · Marcy Avenue · Hewes Street · Lorimer Street · Flushing Avenue · Myrtle Avenue · Kosciuszko Street · Gates Avenue · Halsey Street · Chauncey Street · Broadway Junction · Alabama Avenue · Van Siclen Avenue · Cleveland Street · Norwood Avenue · Crescent Street · Cypress Hills · 75th Street-Elderts Lane · 85th Street-Forest Parkway · Woodhaven Boulevard · 102nd-104th Streets · 111th Street · 121st Street · Sutphin Blvd.-Archer Ave.-JFK · Jamaica Center -- Parsons-Archer
Z.GIF Broad Street · Fulton Street · Chambers Street · Canal Street · Bowery · Essex Street · Marcy Avenue · Myrtle Avenue · Gates Avenue · Chauncey Street · Broadway Junction · Van Siclen Avenue · Norwood Avenue · Crescent Street · 75th Street-Elderts Lane · Woodhaven Boulevard · 102nd-104th Streets · 121st Street ·Sutphin Blvd.-Archer Ave.-JFK · Jamaica Center -- Parsons-Archer


Overview

Opened: 9/4/1885

Between Kosciuszko Street and the next station at Gates Ave., the line crosses Lexington Ave. where the remaining steelwork for the junction to the former Lexington Ave. El can be seen. Built in 1885, the Lexington Ave. line was the first el in Brooklyn. The section of el beginning here and continuing to Pennsylvania Avenue (three blocks east of Alabama Avenue Station) is also part of the original 1885 el route but was completely rebuilt as part of the Dual Contracts period of subway construction, 1916-1918.

Gates Avenue is similar to Hewes and Lorimer, this station has full windscreen and a closed north exit. The center windscreen is horizontal with some vertical windscreen at the ends. The mezzanine provides a crossunder between platforms.


Artwork

Dream Train, Chris Robinson (2002)

Photo Gallery


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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Gates Avenue

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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Gates Avenue

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Gates Avenue
Artwork: Dream Train (Chris Robinson)

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Gates Avenue
Artwork: Dream Train (Chris Robinson)

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Gates Avenue
Artwork: Dream Train (Chris Robinson)

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Gates Avenue
Artwork: Dream Train (Chris Robinson)

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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: Gates Avenue

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Gates Avenue

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Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: Gates Avenue

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Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: Gates Avenue

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Gates Avenue

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Gates Avenue

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Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Location: Gates Avenue

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Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Location: Gates Avenue

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Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Location: Gates Avenue


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