Hunters Point Avenue (IRT Flushing Line)
|Address||49th Avenue & 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
|Locale||Long Island City|
|Line||IRT Flushing Line|
|Services||7 (all times) <7> (rush hours until 10:00 p.m., peak direction)|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||November 5, 1916|
|Former/other names||49th Avenue|
|Passengers (2012)||1,704,114 3%|
|Rank||264 out of 421|
|Next north||Court Square: 7 <7>|
|Next south||Vernon Boulevard – Jackson Avenue: 7 <7>|
Hunters Point Avenue is a station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway. Located at 49th Avenue (Hunters Point Avenue) and 21st Street in the Long Island City, Queens, is served by the 7 train at all times and the <7> train rush hours in the peak direction.
This station, opened on November 5, 1916, is the eastern-most (railroad north) underground station on the Flushing Line until the northbound terminal station (Flushing – Main Street). The tunnel portal can be seen at the eastern end of the station. Just outside the portal is a diamond crossover linking the two tracks.
This station has two tracks and two side platforms. Its architecture is in an Italianate design of brown color. Tilework includes a trimline with "HP" tiles on it and name tablets reading "HUNTERS POINT AVE." in gold serif font. The platform columns also have a trim line with "HP" tiles below them.
This station has one fare control area above the platforms and tracks near the north end. Two staircases from each platform go up to a waiting area/crossover, where a turnstile bank and several exit only turnstiles provide access to and from the station. Outside fare control, there is a token booth and one staircase going up to the north side of 49th/Hunters Point Avenue with 21st Street several hundred yards to the west. Two other staircases to the east go up to the north side of the same street and is near the Long Island Rail Road's Hunterspoint Avenue station.
|Mezzanine||to entrances/exits, station agent, MetroCard vending machines|
|Side platform, Doors will open on the right|
|Southbound||← toward Times Square (Vernon Boulevard – Jackson Avenue)|
|Northbound||→ toward Flushing-Main Street (Court Square)|
- "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2013-04-02.
- nycsubway.org—IRT Flushing Line: Hunterspoint Avenue
- Station Reporter — 7 Train
- Hunters Point Avenue entrance from Google Maps Street View