|Services IRT Ninth Avenue Line|
Next north 81st Street
Opened 9 June 1879
Platforms in use 2
Next south 66th Street
|Closed June 11, 1940; 76 years ago (June 11, 1940)|
Similar New York City Police Museum, Bryant Park, Marcus Garvey Park, William Tecumseh Sherman, Kappo Masa Restaurant
72nd Street was a station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line. It had two levels. The lower level was built first and had two tracks and two side platforms and served local trains. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts and had one track that served express trains that bypassed this station. It closed on June 11, 1940. The next southbound stop was 66th Street. The next northbound stop was 81st Street.