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Object ID XX.2008.7.180
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Elevated Railroad Photographs
Date 08/18/1940
Title [Ninth Avenue Elevated Structure at Greenwich St. & Chambers St.]
Description Ninth Avenue Elevated structure on Greenwich Street at its intersection with Chambers Street. Inscription on the negative reads, "(35) 9th Ave R.R./Canopy of 303, 305, 307, 309, 311-313 Greenwich St/Bet Chambers + Reade 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.)
Chambers Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Reade Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Line Ninth Avenue Elevated