Chrystie Street is a street on Manhattan's Lower East Side. It runs for seven blocks from East Houston Street to Canal Street, and is the southward extension of Second Avenue. It is bounded on the east by Sara Delano Roosevelt Park for its entirety. It is named for Col. John Chrystie, a veteran of the War of 1812 and a member of the Philolexian Society of Columbia University.
The Chrystie Street Connection is a major connecting line of the New York City Subway, and is one of the few connections between lines of the (former) BMT and IND divisions. The B D trains of the New York City Subway have a station at Grand Street.
In popular culture
- 59 Chrystie Street is the first section of the 15th track on the album Paul's Boutique by American hip hop group the Beastie Boys, released on July 25, 1989. The address in the title refers to an early residence of Beastie Boys group members.
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