Substation 219, March 2009
|Location||309 W. 133rd St., New York, New York|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architectural style||Art Deco|
|MPS||New York City Subway System MPS|
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|Added to NRHP||February 9, 2006|
Substation 219, also known as Harlem Substation, is a historic electrical substation located in Harlem, New York, New York. It was constructed by the Interborough Rapid Transit Company in 1932 to provide power to the IND Eighth Avenue Line. It is a single story, double height masonry building in the Art Deco style. It features a low brick parapet topped by a band of limestone coping and a limestone frieze consisting of diamond shaped limestone pieces and a brick chevron pattern. The main entrance doors are faced in aluminium and incorporate Art Deco style geometric motifs.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Kathleen A. Howe (March 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Substation 219". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-03-19. See also: "Accompanying six photos".
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