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Station: Westchester Square (Pelham Line)

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Inbound train on the IRT Pelham Line at Westchester Square. Note the trackage for the Westchester Yard. Photo by John Dooley, November 2011.

IRT Pelham Line
6.GIF Pelham Bay Park · Buhre Avenue · Middletown Road · Westchester Square · Zerega Avenue · Castle Hill Avenue · East 177th Street-Parkchester · St. Lawrence Avenue · Morrison-Soundview Avenues · Elder Avenue · Whitlock Avenue · Hunts Point Avenue · Longwood Avenue · East 149th Street · East 143rd Street · Cypress Avenue · Brook Avenue · 3rd Avenue-138th Street · 125th Street · 116th Street · 110th Street · 103rd Street · 96th Street · 86th Street · 77th Street · 68th Street · 59th Street · 51st Street · Grand Central · 33rd Street · 28th Street · 23rd Street · 18th Street · 14th Street-Union Square · Astor Place · Bleecker Street · Spring Street · Canal Street · Worth Street · Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall · City Hall


Overview

Opened: 10/24/1920

Three tracks and two side platforms. This recently renovation station has glass block tile, an interesting geometric sculpture hanging from the ceiling, and "uptown" and "downtown" directional mosaics in the mezzanine. From the northbound platform one is afforded a good view of the Bronx-Whitestone and Throgs Neck Bridges. Railfans enjoy this stations for its northward views of the Westchester Yard approach trackage. The yard is on the north/west side of the station.

Artwork

City of Light, Romare Bearden (1993)

Title unknown, artist unknown (geometric sculpture in mezzanine)

Photo Gallery


Image 381
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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: Westchester Square
Artwork: Title unknown ( )

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Westchester Square

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: Westchester Square

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: Westchester Square

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: Westchester Square

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Westchester Square
Artwork: City of Light (Romare Bearden)

Image 22880
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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Westchester Square

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: Westchester Square

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Photo by: Dante D. Angerville
Location: Westchester Square

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Westchester Square

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Westchester Square

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Westchester Square

Image 45865
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Collection of: David Pirmann
Location: Westchester Square

Image 51030
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Collection of: Al Westerfield
Location: Westchester Square

Image 110494
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Photo by: Chao-Hwa Chen
Location: Westchester Square


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