183rd Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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 183rd Street
 
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
183rd St Station.jpg
The 183rd Street station, shortly before the demolition of the Third Avenue El.
Station statistics
Address East 183rd Street and 3rd Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457
Borough Bronx
Locale Belmont
Coordinates 40°51′15″N 73°53′27″W / 40.85417°N 73.89083°W / 40.85417; -73.89083Coordinates: 40°51′15″N 73°53′27″W / 40.85417°N 73.89083°W / 40.85417; -73.89083
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT Third Avenue Line
Services None
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened July 1, 1901; 116 years ago (July 1, 1901)
Closed April 29, 1973; 45 years ago (April 29, 1973)
Station succession
Next north Fordham Road – 190th Street
Next south 180th Street

183rd Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It was opened on July 1, 1901, and was one of three stations built when the line was extended to Fordham Plaza, it had three tracks and two side platforms. The station was located near what is today Saint Barnabas Hospital Pediatrics, and was five blocks east of the former New York Central Railroad station of the same name along the Harlem Line. The next stop to the north was Fordham Road – 190th Street, the next stop to the south was 180th Street. The station closed on April 29, 1973, this station was very famous for Dondi's "Children of the Grave: Part II"

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