Dyckman-Hillside Substation

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Dyckman-Hillside Substation
(Substation 17)
Dyckman-Hillsde Substation from Hillside Avenue.jpg
(2014)
Dyckman-Hillside Substation is located in New York City
Dyckman-Hillside Substation
Dyckman-Hillside Substation is located in New York
Dyckman-Hillside Substation
Dyckman-Hillside Substation is located in the US
Dyckman-Hillside Substation
Location 127-129 Hillside Avenue
Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City 10040
Coordinates 40°51′36″N 73°55′37″W / 40.86000°N 73.92694°W / 40.86000; -73.92694Coordinates: 40°51′36″N 73°55′37″W / 40.86000°N 73.92694°W / 40.86000; -73.92694
Built 1904-05
Architectural style Beaux-Arts
MPS New York City Subway System MPS
NRHP reference # 06000025[1]
Added to NRHP February 9, 2006

The Dyckman-Hillside Substation, also known as Substation 17, is a historic electrical substation located at 127-129 Hillside Avenue between Sickles Street and Nagle Avenue, near the Dyckman Street station of the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line, in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It was one of eight substations constructed by the Interborough Rapid Transit Company in 1904-05.

The substation is a two-story, free-standing masonry building in the Beaux-Arts style. It features hipped roof, tower-like projections, scrolled wrought iron brackets, and terra cotta decorative details.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1]

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