TOUR the 21st Century Subway

You’ve read about New York’s new subway stations but you really have to see them to appreciate their amazing art and architecture. Our tour will start with two new stations on the Second Avenue line. We’ll then travel downtown to the Fulton Station and view two places you’ve never heard of, The Sea Grill tiles and the Oculus, known as the Fulton Sky Reflector. A short walk will take us to Santiago Calatrava’s new World Trade Center Transit Hub, also called the Oculus and dubbed by NY Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman “a pristine new cathedral of public space” and “the most expensive train station ever”. We’ll conclude with a look at the last remains of the World Trade Center, its slurry wall. Our guide is playwright and subway historian Justin Rivers.

We will meet at the SE corner of 96th Street and Second Avenue.

The tour will involve a lot of walking; please wear comfortable shoes. Plan to join the group for lunch.

Members: $35.00; Non-members: $45.00

This tour is completely full. We are no longer accepting RSVPs.

 

Thursday 04 May at 10:45 AM

Corner of 96th Street and Second Avenue

Corner of 96th Street and Second Avenue
New York, NY 10128
United States
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Anya Berdan