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Stillwell Avenue Station, Intersection of Stillwell & Surf Avenues, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

Stillwell Avenue Station, Intersection of Stillwell & Surf Avenues, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

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Summary

Significance: The Stillwell Avenue Station was built as part of a massive expansion and unification of New York City's subway system known as the Dual System of Rapid Transit, which was one of the largest civil works projects ever undertaken and created the largest subway system in the world. The station was built by the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, at that time the world's largest and most complete city transportation system, and united four major transit lines, stimulating massive residential and commercial development of the area.
Survey number: HAER NY-325
Building/structure dates: 1916-1919 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1925 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Metropolitan Transit Authority, New York City Transit
Ridgeway, Robert
Menden, William S
Wurtung, Francis P
Jacobs & Davies, Engineers
John Thatcher & Son/Raymond Concrete Pile Company
Lavalley, M Pilar, transmitter
Tucher, Rob, photographer
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Location

South Brooklyn40.67818, -73.94416
Google Map of 40.6781784, -73.9441579
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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