20th Street station (BMT Fifth Avenue Line)

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 20th Street
Former New York City Subway station
Station statistics
Address5th Avenue and 20th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
LocaleGreenwood Heights/South Slope
Coordinates40°39′42.85″N 73°59′34.22″W / 40.6619028°N 73.9928389°W / 40.6619028; -73.9928389Coordinates: 40°39′42.85″N 73°59′34.22″W / 40.6619028°N 73.9928389°W / 40.6619028; -73.9928389
DivisionB (BMT)
ServicesBMT Fifth Avenue Line
BMT Culver Line
BMT West End Line (–1916)
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
OpenedAugust 15, 1889; 130 years ago (August 15, 1889)
ClosedMay 31, 1940; 79 years ago (May 31, 1940)[1]
Station succession
Next north16th Street
Next south25th Street

20th Street was a station on the demolished section of the BMT Fifth Avenue Line. It was served by trains of the BMT Culver Line[2] 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 20th Street. The next stop to the north was 16th Street. The next stop to the south was 25th Street. It closed on May 31, 1940.


  1. ^ "Plans Pushed to Mark Fulton 'L's" Last Run". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. May 27, 1940. p. 12. Retrieved October 16, 2019 – via Brooklyn Public Library; newspapers.com open access.
  2. ^ Culver Line (Original Route)