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Station: Main Street-Flushing (Flushing Line)

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IRT Flushing Line
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View of Happy World, installed in the fare control area of Flushing Main Street station.

Overview

Opened: 1/2/1928

Departing Willets Point, the subway line and Roosevelt Avenue cross Flushing Creek and the Van Wyck Expressway on a double deck bridge. After crossing the bridge we descend back into a short tunnel and arrive at Main Street/Flushing, our last stop. This station has recently been renovated, with a new fare control and ADA-compliant access created at the east end of the platforms. There are two island platforms, with new "M" and "Main Street" name tablets on the track side walls. The original street exit is in the middle of the platforms with a separate fare control mezzanine above the tracks. The new fare control area at the east end has an extremely high ceiling, approximately 40 feet below the street level, and provides an elevator, three escalators, and a stairway to street level at Lippman Plaza. New artwork is installed over the row of turnstiles.


Artwork

Happy World, Ik-Joong Kang (1998)

Photo Gallery


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Photo by: Salaam Allah
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Main Street/Flushing
Artwork: Happy World (Ik-Joong Kang)

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Photo by: D. Reinecke
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: John Czarnecky
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Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Frank Pfuhler
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Salaam Allah
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Brian J. Cudahy
Location: Main Street/Flushing

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Photo by: Kevin Wong
Location: Main Street/Flushing


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