Washington Avenue (BMT Myrtle Avenue Line)

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 Washington Avenue
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address Myrtle Avenue and Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Borough Brooklyn
Locale Clinton Hill
Coordinates 40°41′36″N 73°58′01″W / 40.6933°N 73.9669°W / 40.6933; -73.9669Coordinates: 40°41′36″N 73°58′01″W / 40.6933°N 73.9669°W / 40.6933; -73.9669
Division B (BMT)
Services BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
BMT Lexington Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened December 4, 1888; 129 years ago (December 4, 1888)
Closed 1950; 68 years ago (1950) (Lex Ave.)
October 4, 1969; 48 years ago (October 4, 1969) (Myrtle)
Station succession
Next north Grand Avenue (Myrtle)
Myrtle Avenue (Lexington)
Next south Vanderbilt Avenue

Washington Avenue was a station on the demolished BMT Myrtle Avenue Line and BMT Lexington Avenue Line. It was opened on December 4, 1888 and had two tracks and one island platform. The next stop to the north was Grand Avenue, and until 1950, the next stop to the north for trains destined for points on the BMT Lexington Avenue Line was Myrtle Avenue. The next stop to the south was Vanderbilt Avenue for both lines. It closed on October 4, 1969, after a fire on the structure.


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