38th Street station (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

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 38th Street
Former New York City Subway station
Station statistics
AddressWest 38th Street and 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10128
LocaleMidtown Manhattan
Coordinates40°45′8.34″N 73°59′9.48″W / 40.7523167°N 73.9859667°W / 40.7523167; -73.9859667Coordinates: 40°45′8.34″N 73°59′9.48″W / 40.7523167°N 73.9859667°W / 40.7523167; -73.9859667
DivisionA (IRT)
ServicesIRT Sixth Avenue Line
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
OpenedJanuary 31, 1914; 105 years ago (January 31, 1914)[1]
ClosedDecember 4, 1938; 80 years ago (December 4, 1938)[2]
Station succession
Next north42nd Street
Next south33rd Street

38th Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line. It had two tracks and two side platforms. It was served by trains from the IRT Sixth Avenue Line. It opened in late 1913, as an infill station and closed on December 4, 1938. The next southbound stop was 33rd Street. The next northbound stop was 42nd Street. It was not replaced by a subway station.


  1. ^ "38th Street Elevated Station Open", The New York Times, February 1, 1914, accessed January 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Days of Yore Recalled as 'L' Line Goes". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. December 5, 1938. p. 9. Retrieved June 30, 2019 – via Newspapers.com. open access