Tompkins Avenue (BMT Lexington Avenue Line)

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 Tompkins Avenue
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address Lexington Avenue and Tompkins Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Borough Brooklyn
Locale Bedford-Stuyvesant
Coordinates 40°41′18″N 73°56′42″W / 40.6884°N 73.9449°W / 40.6884; -73.9449Coordinates: 40°41′18″N 73°56′42″W / 40.6884°N 73.9449°W / 40.6884; -73.9449
Division B (BMT)
Services BMT Lexington Avenue Line
Transit connections Tompkins, Marcy, and
Ocean Avenue streetcars.
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened May 13, 1885; 133 years ago (May 13, 1885)
Closed October 13, 1950; 67 years ago (October 13, 1950)
Station succession
Next north Sumner Avenue
Next south Nostrand Avenue

Tompkins Avenue was a station on the demolished BMT Lexington Avenue Line. It had two tracks and two side platforms. It was located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Tompkins Avenue in Brooklyn. The station was opened on May 13, 1885, and had connections to the Tompkins Avenue Line, Marcy Avenue Line, and Ocean Avenue Line streetcars. It closed on October 13, 1950. The next southbound stop was Nostrand Avenue. The next northbound stop was Sumner Avenue.


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