MTA’s Second Avenue Subway Community Information Center on East 125th Street

 

 

 

Second Avenue Subway Community Information Center, 69 East 125th Street.

In anticipation of Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway, an MTA community information center with rotating exhibits is open to the public on East 125th Street, steps from the MTA Metro North Station, and halfway between the #2/3 and #4/5/6.

Update January 26, 2023: ¬†MTA officials are “now bullish on getting early $3 billion from the federal government to cover half of the potential cost of extending the Second Avenue subway, indicating that we are now in the Engineering Stage of Phase 2.

Rendering of what we might expect on 125th Street and Park Avenue, will include an elevator entrance.

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MTA Arts & Design in the Second Avenue Subway

 

 

 

Vik Muniz on view at 72nd Street Second Avenue Subway

In 2017, the Second Avenue Subway opened Phase 1 and  unveiled artwork in four subway stations. They are located at 96th Street, 86th Street, 72nd Street, and a new entrance to the existing station at Lexington Avenue at 63rd Street. MTA Arts & Design commissioned four artists for this ambitious project. Phase 1 is served by the Q train, with limited rush-hour N and R trains. Take a ride with us on the Q train, beginning on 63rd Street, heading north.

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