174th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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 174th Street
 
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
172ND ST., GENERAL VIEW TO THE WEST. - Interborough Rapid Transit Company, Third Avenue Elevated Line, Borough of the Bronx, New York, New York County, NY HAER NY,3-BRONX,13-42.tif
Westbound view of the station from the street in 1974.
Station statistics
Address East 174th Street and 3rd Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457
Borough The Bronx
Locale East Morrisania
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT Third Avenue Line
Services None
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened July 20, 1891; 126 years ago (July 20, 1891)
Closed April 29, 1973; 45 years ago (April 29, 1973)
Station succession
Next north Tremont Avenue – 177th Street
Next south Claremont Parkway

174th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It was originally built on July 20, 1891, by the Suburban Rapid Transit Company and had three tracks and two side platforms, the next stop to the north was Tremont Avenue – 177th Street, but in its last years it rose over the Cross Bronx Expressway in order to get there. The next stop to the south was Claremont Parkway, the station closed on April 29, 1973.

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Coordinates: 40°50′32.5″N 73°53′54″W / 40.842361°N 73.89833°W / 40.842361; -73.89833