Washington Avenue Station
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Washington Avenue Station
 Washington Avenue
Former New York City Subway station
Station statistics
AddressMyrtle Avenue and Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
LocaleClinton Hill
Coordinates40°41?36?N 73°58?01?W / 40.6933°N 73.9669°W / 40.6933; -73.9669Coordinates: 40°41?36?N 73°58?01?W / 40.6933°N 73.9669°W / 40.6933; -73.9669
DivisionB (BMT)
ServicesBMT Myrtle Avenue Line
BMT Lexington Avenue Line
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
OpenedDecember 4, 1888; 130 years ago (December 4, 1888)
Closed1950; 69 years ago (1950) (Lex Ave.)
October 4, 1969; 49 years ago (October 4, 1969) (Myrtle)
Station succession
Next westVanderbilt Avenue
Next eastGrand Avenue (Myrtle)
Myrtle Avenue (Lexington)

Washington Avenue was a station on the demolished BMT Myrtle Avenue Line and BMT Lexington Avenue Line. It was opened on December 4, 1888 and had two tracks and one island platform. The next stop to the north was Grand Avenue, and until 1950, the next stop to the north for trains destined for points on the BMT Lexington Avenue Line was Myrtle Avenue. The next stop to the south was Vanderbilt Avenue for both lines. It closed on October 4, 1969, after a fire on the structure.


External links

  • "Washington Avenue (BMT Myrtle)". nycsubway.org. Retrieved .
  • "Lexington Avenue El". Station Reporter. Retrieved .
  • "Myrtle Avenue El". Station Reporter. Retrieved .

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