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June 2019

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Wednesday, June 26 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Visitors to City Hall Station look around as a 6 train passes. Photo by Chris Funfgeld.

With exclusive access through the New York Transit Museum, explore the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground, where you will learn the fascinating history of the Beach Pneumatic Tube and the development of City Hall. Then, head downstairs and be transported back to 1904, a time when the Subway’s opening and the completion of this station marked a moment of great civic pride.

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July 2019

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Wednesday, July 10 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SOLD OUT
Visitors to City Hall Station look around as a 6 train passes. Photo by Chris Funfgeld.

With exclusive access through the New York Transit Museum, explore the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground, where you will learn the fascinating history of the Beach Pneumatic Tube and the development of City Hall. Then, head downstairs and be transported back to 1904, a time when the Subway’s opening and the completion of this station marked a moment of great civic pride.

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Transit Walk: Brighton Line

Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$30/$25 for museum members
photograph of a stop along Brighton Line

Explore the rich history of New York City, past and present, one neighborhood at a time. Through the lens of transportation, discover new places, share stories, and connect with communities. Join Senior Museum Educator Katherine Reeves and travel through Brooklyn along the Brighton Line, a line built to carry New Yorkers from the city to the seaside of Brighton Beach. Starting at DeKalb Avenue and ending at Ocean Parkway, discover the art, infrastructure and communities along this historic transit route and consider its impact on the growth of a borough along the way.

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