| IRT Third Avenue Line|
16 September 1878
| May 12, 1955; 61 years ago (May 12, 1955)|
New York City Police Museum, Bryant Park, Marcus Garvey Park, William Tecumseh Sherman, Kappo Masa Restaurant
53rd Street (IRT Third Avenue Line) Wikipedia
53rd Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It had two levels. The lower level was served by local trains and had two tracks and two side platforms. It was built first. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts and had one track for express trains. This station closed on May 12, 1955, with the ending of all service on the Third Avenue El south of 149th Street.