First Avenue (BMT Canarsie Line)

Travel $$




First Avenue & East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003
New York, NY 10009 East Village Rate and review
Is This Your Listing? Are you the owner of First Avenue (BMT Canarsie Line) in New York City New York? Send us more details! Claim Your Business Or Contact Us

Description

First Avenue is a station on the BMT Canarsie Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of First Avenue and East 14th Street at the border of Gramercy, Stuyvesant Town, and East Village in Manhattan, it is served by the L train at all times.Station layoutThis station opened on June 30, 1924, as part of the 14th Street–Eastern Line, which ran from Sixth Avenue under the East River and through Williamsburg to Montrose Avenue and Bushwick Avenues.This is the easternmost Canarsie Line station in Manhattan. East of here, the line travels under the East River to Williamsburg, Brooklyn.This station has two side platforms and two tracks. The platforms are columnless and have the standard BMT style trim-line and name tablets. The former contains "1" tablets in standard intervals while the latter consists of "FIRST AVE" in Times New Roman font.In September 1983 this station was the site of a New York City Transit Police arrest of a black vandal, Michael Stewart, who was writing graffiti on the station wall, and who later died in police custody. Six of the police officers involved, all of them white, were acquitted by an all-white jury.

Frequently Asked Questions

Places You Should Consider

4.8  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (3)
231 East 9th Street, New York NY, 10003
We offer over 200 kinds of carefully selected sakes, various authentic tapas-style dishes, and homemade desserts. Sakagura was founded in 1996 and has...

First Avenue (BMT Canarsie Line) Photos

People Connected

Is First Avenue (BMT Canarsie Line) one of your Favorite Places?

Add to My Connections

Plug Updates

Say Something or Ask a Question about First Avenue (BMT Canarsie Line)

Recommended Ratings & Reviews

11111 Service
11111 Cleanliness
11111 Bang for your Buck
11111 Parking & Accessibility
Rate & Review

Join My Community

212area.com would like to send you latest updates