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Object ID XX.2008.7.200
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Elevated Railroad Photographs
Date 08/18/1940
Title [Ninth Avenue Elevated, Greenwich Street between Desbrosses & Watts Streets]
Description Ninth Avenue Elevated on Greenwich Street between Desbrosses and Watts Streets. Inscription on the negative reads, "(55) 9th Ave R.R./Canopy of 464 Greenwich St/Bet Desbrosses + Watts Sts/8:18:40." This photograph was taken over two months after the Ninth Avenue Elevated line was closed, and presumably shortly before demolition began.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Ninth Avenue Railroad Company
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Elevated railroads
9th Avenue (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Demolition
Greenwich Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Desbrosses Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Watts Street (Manhattan, NY)
Line Ninth Avenue Elevated