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Object ID XX.2008.7.176
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Elevated Railroad Photographs
Date 08/18/1940
Title [Cortlandt Street Station Stairs and Nedick's Restaurant, Ninth Avenue Elevated]
Description Image showing the stairs to the Cortlandt Street Station of the Ninth Avenue Elevated and the Nedick's soda and food stand beneath it at the corner of Greenwich Street and Cortlandt Street. The inscription on the negative reads, "(31) 9th Ave R.R./Flashing's of Nedick's Sign to "L" Stairs/N.E. Cor Greenwich + Cortlandt 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.)
Greenwich Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Demolition
Cortlandt Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Soda fountains
Line Ninth Avenue Elevated
Station Cortlandt Street Station (IRT Ninth Avenue Elevated Line)