'El' Lines to Shift Service; City to Close 2 Sections This Week, The New York Times May 27, 1940 page 19 External links edit. Were even pet-friendly so you can share your memories here with your best four-legged friend. 5 The portion of Lexington Avenue above East 42nd Street was reconstructed at the same time as the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Parking, valet parking, fee: 75 USD daily. 9 The bottom of the street is anchored by the rear of the Zeckendorf Towers condominium apartment complex on the west side, and the Consolidated Edison Building on the east.
31 The last Lexington Avenue train ran at 21:00 on October 13, 1950, with a small celebration, 65 years after the line opened. Cashmore, following the line's demolition, wanted to widen the street to become a major traffic artery.
Service on the section shared with the BMT Myrtle qumran, The Essenes And The Dead Sea Scrolls Avenue Line ended in 1969 when that line closed, 19 years after the BMT Lexington Avenue Line itself was demolished between Washington Avenue on the Myrtle Avenue Line and Gates Avenue on the Jamaica Line. The avenue is largely commercial at ground level, with offices above. 36 Main article: BMT until the abandonment of service on October 13, 1950, the Lexington Avenue service pattern (labeled ) was relatively simple. The structure above Broadway and Fulton Street is now part of the. Cunningham, Joseph and DeHart, Leonard: A History of the New York City Subway System, 1993.