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Digital Discussion: A Historic Look at Court Street Station

Thursday, June 25 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free Online Discussion
1930s scene of Court Street in downtown Brooklyn

The New York Transit Museum has a fascinating and unique history. The former Court Street station in downtown Brooklyn, once home to the HH shuttle train, opened in 1936 but closed ten years later due to low ridership. Court Street station opened as the New York Transit Exhibit as part of the celebration of the United States bicentennial in 1976, and today is home to the New York Transit Museum, the largest museum in North America devoted to public transportation.

Join Visitor Experience Facilitator Niko Goutakolis for a digital discussion about the origin story of the New York Transit Museum and discover our 46-year history beneath the surface.

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Please Note: This discussion will take place online. Upon registration, all participants will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate. We encourage you to download the Zoom app in advance for the best user experience.

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Photo: Court Street Cut and Cover, Circa 1932, Subway Construction Collection, New York Transit Museum

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Date:
Thursday, June 25
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free Online Discussion
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Website:
https://51281.blackbaudhosting.com/51281/Digital-Discussion---A-Historic-Look-at-Court-Street-Station-25Jun2020

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