Cathedral Parkway–110th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line)

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 Cathedral Parkway–110 Street
 "1" train
MTA NYC logo.svg New York City Subway station (rapid transit)
Cathedral Parkway 110th Street IRT Broadway 004.JPG
Downtown platform
Station statistics
AddressWest 110th Street (Cathedral Parkway) & Broadway
New York, NY 10025
LocaleMorningside Heights
Coordinates40°48′14″N 73°58′01″W / 40.804°N 73.967°W / 40.804; -73.967Coordinates: 40°48′14″N 73°58′01″W / 40.804°N 73.967°W / 40.804; -73.967
DivisionA (IRT)
Line      IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line
Services      1 all times (all times)
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: M4, Airport transportation M60 SBS, M104
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3 (2 in regular service)
Other information
OpenedOctober 27, 1904; 114 years ago (1904-10-27)[1]
Station code308[2]
Wireless serviceWi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station[3]
Passengers (2017)3,947,489[4]Decrease 5.1%
Rank131 out of 425
Station succession
Next north116th Street–Columbia University: 1 all times
Next south103rd Street: 1 all times

110th Street--Cathedral Parkway Subway Station (IRT)
MPSNew York City Subway System MPS
NRHP reference #04001019[5]
Added to NRHPSeptember 17, 2004

Cathedral Parkway–110th Street is a local station on the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 110th Street (Cathedral Parkway) and Broadway in Morningside Heights, Manhattan, it is served by the 1 train at all times.


Track layout

Operation of the first subway began on October 27, 1904, with the opening of the original 28 stations of the New York City Subway from City Hall to 145th Street on the West Side Branch including the 110th Street station.[6][7]

In 1948, platforms on the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line from 103rd Street to 238th Street were lengthened to 514 feet to allow full ten-car express trains to platform. Previously the stations could only platform six car local trains. The platform extensions were opened in stages. On April 6, 1948, the stations from 103rd Street to Dyckman Street had their platform extensions opened, with the exception of the 125th Street, which had its extension opened on June 11, 1948.[8][9]

In 2002, it was announced that 110th Street would be one of ten subway stations citywide, as well as one of five on the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line, to receive renovations.[10]

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit/entrance
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local "1" train toward Van Cortlandt Park–242nd Street (116th Street)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Southbound local "1" train toward South Ferry (103rd Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
NW stairs

This station has two side platforms and three tracks, the center one being an unused express track.[7][11][12] The southbound local track is technically known as BB1 and the northbound one is BB4; the BB designation is used for chaining purposes along the Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line from 96th Street to 242nd Street. Although it cannot be accessed at Cathedral Parkway–110th Street, the center track is designated as M. It is important to note that these designations are rarely, if ever, used in ordinary conversation. According to this chaining, the station is approximately 0.74 mi (1.19 km) from 96th Street.

This is the closest station to the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine.


Each platform has separate fare controls, and there are no crossovers or crossunders allowing free transfers between directions. The only entrance to the southbound platform is at the north-west corner of 110th Street and Broadway; there are entrances to the northbound platform from both the north-eastern and south-eastern corners of 110th Street and Broadway. There is a newsstand on the southbound platform.[13]

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  1. ^ New York Times, Our Subway Open: 150,000 Try It, October 28, 1904
  2. ^ "Station Developers' Information". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  3. ^ "NYC Subway Wireless – Active Stations". Transit Wireless Wifi. Retrieved May 18, 2016.
  4. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2012–2017". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. July 12, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "NPS Focus". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Retrieved December 23, 2011.
  6. ^ James Blaine Walker, Fifty Years of Rapid Transit, 1864-1917, published 1918, pp. 162-191
  7. ^ a b "New York City subway opens - Oct 27, 1904". 1904-10-27. Retrieved 2015-10-25.
  8. ^ Report for the three and one-half years ending June 30, 1949. New York City Board of Transportation. 1949.
  9. ^ "More Long Platforms – Five Subway Stations on IRT to Accommodate 10-Car Trains". The New York Times. 1948-07-10. p. 8. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  10. ^ "RENOVATION IS SET FOR 10 SUBWAY STATIONS". NY Daily News. June 11, 2002. Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  11. ^ James Blaine Walker, Fifty Years of Rapid Transit, 1864-1917, published 1918, pp. 162-191
  12. ^ 110th Street/Cathedral Parkway NYCSubway Retrieved 2009-06-24
  13. ^ "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Morningside Heights" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.

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