Bleecker Subway Entrance Leveled

Posted on: March 31st, 2010 at 6:30 am by

Upgrading city infrastructure usually comes at an exorbitant price – eviction, demolition, and population relocation.  Thanks to the superstation capital works project currently underway along East Houston and Lafayette, one of the Brooklyn Bridge-bound Bleecker Street subway entrances recently disappeared.  Leveled.

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The trademark ironwork is gone, instead replaced with chain-link fencing and plywood boards.  Straphangers wishing to ride the downtown 6 train must now cross to the north side of Bleecker Street.

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And here is a snapshot of the entrance before death.

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