New York City: City Hall

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There’s only one way to see City Hall station in lower Manhattan, which is otherwise
closed to the public: on a tour offered by the New
York Transit Museum
. It was built largely as a ceremonial terminal for local government
dignitaries (two other stations close by offer better connections). It opened in 1904 and closed in
1945 due to lack of use. The station is now a time capsule of the grandest subway architecture New
York has to offer: arched ceilings with Guastavino tiles are topped by ornate skylights peeking
through to City Hall Park above.

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New York City: City Hall

There’s only one way to see City Hall station in lower Manhattan, which is otherwise
closed to the public: on a tour offered by the New
York Transit Museum
. It was built largely as a ceremonial terminal for local government
dignitaries (two other stations close by offer better connections). It opened in 1904 and closed in
1945 due to lack of use. The station is now a time capsule of the grandest subway architecture New
York has to offer: arched ceilings with Guastavino tiles are topped by ornate skylights peeking
through to City Hall Park above.

Dan Pfeffer [1] [1] http://www.flickr.com/toytrains/

World's Most Beautiful Subway Stations

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