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[Photos] The Montreal Metro Project: Chris Forsyth

[Photos] The Montreal Metro Project: Chris Forsyth

Montreal-based architecture photographer, Chris Forsyth developed a photo series covering the often overlooked art and architecture of Montreal’s internationally renowned metro system. His objective is to show people that beautiful architecture, art, and design is accessible and present in all spaces.

January 20, 2016

[Photos] First Look at Second Avenue Subway's 96th St. Station

[Photos] First Look at Second Avenue Subway's 96th St. Station

Features of the new 96th St. station for NYC's Second Avenue Subway, unveiled on Dec. 22, 2016, include access for the disabled, climate control to maximize customer comfort, modern computerized signage, and column-free construction for an open, airy atmosphere. The station spans three city blocks at 1,591 feet long and 57 feet wide, and was built with high-ceiling and column-free design to create an airy sense of openness.

December 28, 2016

[Photos] Artwork from New York City's Second Avenue Subway

[Photos] Artwork from New York City's Second Avenue Subway

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled on December 19, 2016, the largest permanent public art installation in New York State history in conjunction with the grand opening of Phase I of the Second Avenue Subway, which marks the city’s first major expansion project in more than 50 years. The "underground museum" features works by various artists, including large-scale portraits by Chuck Close of cultural figures such as Philip Glass, Lou Reed, Kara Walker and Cindy Sherman.

December 20, 2016

Photos: N.Y. MTA Second Avenue Subway - Project Renderings

Photos: N.Y. MTA Second Avenue Subway - Project Renderings

New York City's Second Avenue Subway will be the first major expansion of the subway system in over 50 years. When fully completed, the line will stretch 8.5 miles along the length of Manhattan's East Side, from 125th Street in Harlem to Hanover Square in Lower Manhattan. In addition, a track connection to the existing 63rd Street and Broadway Lines will allow a second subway line to provide direct service from East Harlem and the Upper East Side to West Midtown via the Broadway express tracks.

April 30, 2015

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