104th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
 104th Street
Former New York City Subway station
Station statistics
Address West 104th Street and Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10025
Borough Manhattan
Locale Upper West Side
Coordinates 40°47′52.47″N 73°57′49.88″W / 40.7979083°N 73.9638556°W / 40.7979083; -73.9638556Coordinates: 40°47′52.47″N 73°57′49.88″W / 40.7979083°N 73.9638556°W / 40.7979083; -73.9638556
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT Ninth Avenue Line
Services None
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
(1 upper level)
(2 lower level)
Other information
Opened June 21, 1879; 139 years ago (June 21, 1879)
Closed June 11, 1940; 78 years ago (June 11, 1940)
Station succession
Next north 110th Street
Next south 99th Street

104th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line. It had two levels. The lower level was built first and had two tracks and two side platforms and served local trains. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts and had one track that served express trains that bypassed this station. It opened on June 21, 1879 and closed on June 11, 1940. The next southbound stop was 99th Street. The next northbound stop was 110th Street. This had a view of the Suicide Curve at 110th Street.