|Line IRT Third Avenue Line|
Next north 169th Street
Opened 25 December 1887
Next south 161st Street
Borough The Bronx
Platforms in use 2
|Closed April 29, 1973; 43 years ago (April 29, 1973)|
Similar Wave Hill, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Yankee Stadium, Edgar Allan Poe Cottage
166th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It was originally opened on December 25, 1887 by the Suburban Rapid Transit Company, and had three tracks and two side platforms. The next stop to the north was 169th Street. The next stop to the south was 161st Street. The station closed on April 29, 1973.
The train was notable at this station for arriving in front of the Franklin Avenue Armory and having views of Morris High School.