Tag: 59th street

Was doing some research today about the Harlem River line on the Metro-North railroad today and came across this photo of the abandoned 59th Street station. There aren’t a whole lot of images of this station since trains tend to pass by it so quickly on their way into Grand Central Terminal. But I guess […]


Photo: NYPL Man, what a shame that this building at 59th Street and 7th Avenue built by José Francisco de Navarro in the 1880s has been replaced by this less-than-stellar building below (Google Maps). View Larger Map


This is the only way I know to keep my bike from running away from me.


The Queensboro Bridge (also known as the 59th Street Bridge) in New York City turns 100 today after opening to vehicular traffic back on this date in 1909. The bridge connects Manhattan and Queens and crosses over Roosevelt Island.