First Street (IRT Second Avenue Line)

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First Street
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Borough Manhattan
Coordinates 40°43′23.69″N 73°59′18.54″W / 40.7232472°N 73.9884833°W / 40.7232472; -73.9884833Coordinates: 40°43′23.69″N 73°59′18.54″W / 40.7232472°N 73.9884833°W / 40.7232472; -73.9884833
Services IRT Second Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
(2 – lower level)
(1 – upper level)
Other information
Opened March 1, 1880; 137 years ago (March 1, 1880)
Closed June 13, 1942; 75 years ago (June 13, 1942)
Station succession
Next north Eighth Street
Next south Rivington Street

First Street was a station on the demolished IRT Second Avenue Line, located at the intersection of First Street and First Avenue. It had two levels. The lower level had two tracks and two side platforms and the upper level had one track that served express trains,. The next stop to the north was Eighth Street. The next stop to the south was Rivington Street. The station closed on June 13, 1942.

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