Greene Avenue station

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 Greene Avenue
Former New York City Subway station
Station statistics
AddressGrand Avenue and Greene Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238
LocaleClinton Hill
Coordinates40°41′14″N 73°57′45″W / 40.687090°N 73.962548°W / 40.687090; -73.962548Coordinates: 40°41′14″N 73°57′45″W / 40.687090°N 73.962548°W / 40.687090; -73.962548
DivisionB (BMT)
ServicesBMT Lexington Avenue Line
Transit connectionsGreene and Gates Avenues Line
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
OpenedMay 13, 1885; 134 years ago (May 13, 1885)
ClosedOctober 13, 1950; 69 years ago (October 13, 1950)
Station succession
Next westDeKalb Avenue
Next eastFranklin Avenue

Greene Avenue was a station on the demolished BMT Lexington Avenue Line. It was originally built on May 13, 1885 and had two tracks and two side platforms. It was located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Greene Avenue in Brooklyn, and had a connection to the former Green and Gates Avenue trolley line. The station was close to the current Clinton and Washington Avenues station on the underground IND Crosstown Line. It closed on October 13, 1950. The next southbound stop was DeKalb Avenue. The next northbound stop was Franklin Avenue.


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