Cathedral Parkway–110th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line)
Cathedral Parkway–110th Street
|New York City Subway rapid transit station|
|Address||West 110th Street (Cathedral Parkway) & Frederick Douglass Boulevard
New York, NY 10026
|Locale||Upper West Side, Morningside Heights|
|Line||IND Eighth Avenue Line|
|Services||A (late nights)
B (weekdays until 11:00 p.m.)
C (all except late nights)
|Transit connections||NYCT Bus: M3, M4, M10|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||September 10, 1932|
|Passengers (2016)||2,354,421 0.9%|
|Rank||212 out of 422|
|Next north||116th Street: A B C|
|Next south||103rd Street: A B C|
Cathedral Parkway–110th Street is a local station on the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at West 110th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard at the northwest corner of Central Park, it is served by the C train at all times except nights, when the A train takes over service. The B train provides additional service here on weekdays except nights.
|M||Mezzanine||Fare control, station agent|
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
|Northbound local||← toward Bedford Park Boulevard rush hours, 145th Street other times (116th Street)
← toward 168th Street ( toward 207th Street late nights) (116th Street)
|Northbound express||← do not stop here|
|Southbound express||→ do not stop here →|
|Southbound local||→ toward Brighton Beach (103rd Street) →
→ toward Euclid Avenue ( toward Far Rockaway late nights) (103rd Street) →
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
This underground station, opened on September 10, 1932, has four tracks and two side platforms. The platforms have no trim line, but the name tablets read "110TH STREET CATHEDRAL P'KWAY." on white lettering in two lines. They are written on a dark blue background and black border. Dark blue I-beam columns run at regular intervals with alternating ones having the standard black station name plate in white lettering. Toward the southern end of the station, the northbound express track descends below the other three tracks of the Eighth Avenue Line.
At the south end of the station, two staircases from each platform go up to a mezzanine above the tracks that allows a free transfer between directions.
The artwork at the station, installed in 1999, is called Migrations by Christopher Wynter in memory of Athie L. Wynter. It has three different areas of mosaic panels, two on each platform and one on the full-time mezzanine.
Under the 2015–2019 MTA Capital Plan, the station, along with thirty other New York City Subway stations, will undergo a complete overhaul and would be entirely closed for up to 6 months. Updates would include cellular service, Wi-Fi, charging stations, improved signage, and improved station lighting. Construction is expected to start by 2016.
This station's full-time entrance/exit is at the south end, serving 109th Street. From the mezzanine above the tracks, a turnstile bank provides entrance/exit from the system. Outside of fare control, there is a token booth and two staircases to the street. The southbound platform has an additional same-level entrance/exit at the north end, serving 110th Street. It has a part-time bank of two turnstiles and customer assistance booth (two HEET turnstiles provide access at other times).
- One stair, NW corner of Frederick Douglass Circle and West 110th Street/Cathedral Parkway (southbound only; part-time)
- One stair, NW corner of Central Park West and West 109th Street (both platforms; full-time)
- One stair, SW corner of Central Park West and West 109th Street (both platforms; full-time)
- One stair, east side of Central Park West at West 109th Street, within Central Park (both platforms; full-time)
The northbound platform formerly had an entrance/exit at the north end to both northern corners of 111th Street and Central Park West. It has been sealed up with white tiling and used as an employee-only space. There is also a closed staircase to the northeast corner of the Frederick Douglass Circle.
Nearby points of interest
- New York Times, List of the 28 Stations on the New Eighth Ave Line, September 10, 1932, page 6
- "NYC Subway Wireless – Active Stations". Transit Wireless Wifi. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
- "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2011–2016". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. May 31, 2017. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
- "Subway Map" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. January 1, 2017. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
- Crowell, Paul (September 10, 1932). "Gay Midnight Crowd Rides First Trains In The New Subway: Throngs at Station an Hour Before Time, Rush Turnstiles When Chains are Dropped". New York Times. Retrieved 8 November 2015.
- "Review of the A and C Lines" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. December 11, 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
- "MTA Will Completely Close 30 Subway Stations For Months-Long "Revamp"". Gothamist. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
- "MTAStations" (PDF). governor.ny.gov. Government of the State of New York. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
- "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Morningside Heights" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cathedral Parkway – 110th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line).|
- nycsubway.org – IND 8th Avenue: 110th Street/Cathedral Parkway
- nycsubway.org – Migrations Artwork by Christopher Wynter (1999)
- Station Reporter – B Train
- Station Reporter – C Train
- The Subway Nut – 110th Street–Cathedral Parkway Pictures
- MTA's Arts For Transit – Cathedral Parkway–110th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line)
- Frederick Douglas Circle entrance from Google Maps Street View
- 109th Street entrance from Google Maps Street View
- 109th Street entrance in Central Park from Google Maps Street View
- Platform from Google Maps Street View