210th Street–Williamsbridge (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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 210th Street–Williamsbridge
 
Former New York City Subway station
Double Page Plate No. 38, Part of Ward 24, Section 12. (Bounded by E. 211th Street (Woodlawn Cemetery), Webster Avenue, E. 209th Street, Reservoir Oval West, and Wayne Avenue.) NYPL1533091.tiff
Station statistics
AddressWebster Avenue south of Gun Hill Road (210th Street no longer exists here)
Bronx, NY 10467
BoroughBronx
LocaleThen Williamsbridge, now Norwood
Coordinates40°52′40″N 73°52′18.8″W / 40.87778°N 73.871889°W / 40.87778; -73.871889Coordinates: 40°52′40″N 73°52′18.8″W / 40.87778°N 73.871889°W / 40.87778; -73.871889
DivisionA (IRT)
ServicesIRT Third Avenue Line
StructureElevated
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3
Other information
OpenedOctober 4, 1920; 98 years ago (October 4, 1920)
ClosedApril 29, 1973; 46 years ago (April 29, 1973)
Former/other namesWilliams Bridge–210th Street
Station succession
Next northGun Hill Road
Next south204th Street

210th Street–Williamsbridge, signed as Williamsbridge–210th Street, was the penultimate station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It had three tracks and two side platforms. It was also in close proximity to Williamsbridge station of the New York and Harlem Railroad, which is today a station on the Metro-North Harlem Line. The next stop to the south was 204th Street. The next stop to the railroad north (compass east) was the lower level at Gun Hill Road under the IRT White Plains Road Line. The station opened on October 4, 1920, and closed on April 29, 1973.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Donovan, Aaron (July 29, 2001). "If You're Thinking of Living In/Belmont; Close-Knit Bronx Area With Italian Aura". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  2. ^ Blumenthal, Ralph (August 27, 1977). "Now That El's Gone, Bronx Hub Sees A Brighter Future" (PDF). The New York Times. Retrieved 24 September 2015.