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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S1_1668
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 07/07/1960
Title Pavement and Break in Existing Wall on Chrystie Street Looking Southwest: Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)
Description As part of the documentation of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA), negative documents pavement and break in existing wall on Chrystie Street near Canal Street. Camera on east side of Chrystie Street looking southwest. Shows break in exposed wall in trench created by excavated pavement. Also shows backfill, barricades, storefronts, and Manhattan Bridge Plaza in background.
Photographer Leon, H.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Chrystie Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Bowery (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Streets
Construction
Cut and cover method
Canal Street
Delancey Street
Backfill
Trenches
Barricades
Storefronts
Walls
Manhattan Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)