16th Street (BMT Fifth Avenue Line)

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16th Street
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address Fifth Avenue and 16th Street
Brooklyn, New York
Borough Brooklyn
Coordinates 40°39′53.8″N 73°59′23.48″W / 40.664944°N 73.9898556°W / 40.664944; -73.9898556Coordinates: 40°39′53.8″N 73°59′23.48″W / 40.664944°N 73.9898556°W / 40.664944; -73.9898556
Services BMT Fifth Avenue Line
BMT Culver Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 1 island platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened August 15, 1889; 125 years ago (August 15, 1889)
Closed May 31, 1940; 74 years ago (May 31, 1940)
Station succession
Next north Ninth Street
Next south 20th Street

16th Street was a station on the demolished section of the BMT Fifth Avenue Line. It was served by trains of the BMT Culver Line and BMT Fifth Avenue Line and had 2 tracks and 1 island platform. The station was built on August 15, 1889 at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 16th Street, and had a connection to the 15th Street Line trolleys. The next stop to the north was Ninth Street. The next stop to the south was 20th Street. It closed on May 31, 1940.

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