City Hall (IRT Second Avenue Line)

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City Hall
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Borough Manhattan
Locale Lower Manhattan
Coordinates 40°42′45″N 74°0′13.2″W / 40.71250°N 74.003667°W / 40.71250; -74.003667Coordinates: 40°42′45″N 74°0′13.2″W / 40.71250°N 74.003667°W / 40.71250; -74.003667
Services IRT City Hall Spur
IRT Second Avenue Line
IRT Third Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 1 island platform,
2 side platforms (upper level)
1 island platform,
2 side platforms (lower level)
Tracks 4 (2 on each level)
Other information
Opened March 17, 1879; 138 years ago (March 17, 1879)
Closed June 13, 1942; 75 years ago (June 13, 1942) (Upper Level 2nd Ave.)
December 31, 1953; 63 years ago (December 31, 1953) (Lower Level 3rd Ave.)
Station succession
Next north Chatham Square
Next south (Terminus)

City Hall was a station on the IRT Second Avenue Line, which also served trains of the IRT Third Avenue Line. It lay along Park Row, south of the Manhattan Municipal Building. It had 2 levels. The lower level served Third Avenue trains and had two tracks with two side platforms for exiting passengers, and a center island platform for entering passengers.[citation needed] The upper level served Second Avenue trains and had two tracks and two side platforms for exiting passengers, and one island platform for entering passengers.[citation needed] Second Avenue trains served the station until June 13, 1942, and Third Avenue trains served the station until December 31, 1953. The next stop to the north was Chatham Square for all trains.

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