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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S3_1149
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 09/03/1959
Title Contractor's Yard and New "F" Train Entrance on East Houston Street: Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)
Description Negative shows contractor's yard and new "F" Train entrance (Lower Eastside-2nd Avenue Station) on E. Houston Street as part of the documentation of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA). Camera set on northeast corner of E. Houston Street and 2nd Avenue, looking west. Also shows buildings, signage, billboards, newsstand, and fenced-in area of construction materials.
Photographer Leon, H.; Stoffman, H. J.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Bowery (Neighborhood)
East Houston Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
2nd Avenue (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Construction equipment
Newspaper vendors
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)
Station Lower Eastside-2nd Avenue Station (IND Sixth Avenue Line)