Grand Avenue (BMT Myrtle Avenue Line)

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Grand Avenue
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address Myrtle Avenue and Grand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Borough Brooklyn
Services BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened April 27, 1889; 128 years ago (April 27, 1889)
Closed January 21, 1953; 64 years ago (January 21, 1953)
Station succession
Next north Franklin Avenue
Next south Washington Avenue

Grand Avenue was a station on the demolished section of the BMT Myrtle Avenue Line. The station was opened on April 27, 1889 at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Grand Avenue in Brooklyn next to the Myrtle Avenue station of the BMT Lexington Avenue Line, which opened four years earlier. It had two tracks and two side platforms, and had connections not only to that station, but also to Myrtle Avenue Line streetcars. The next southbound stop was Washington Avenue. The next northbound stop was Franklin Avenue. The connection to the Lexington Avenue el station lasted until that station closed on October 13, 1950. Grand Avenue closed on January 21, 1953, while the rest of the line southwest of Broadway was operational until October 4, 1969.

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