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SVA Theatre

333 W 23rd St
New York City , NY 10011 United States

September 2019

$15
September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

History of the New York Subway with Clifton Hood

SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd St
New York City , NY 10011 United States

When the New York City subway opened on October 27, 1904, it consisted of a single line that ran twenty-two miles from City Hall to 145th Street and Lenox Avenue—still the longest stretch ever built at one time. From that initial route through to the completion of the Independent Subway line (IND) in the 1940s, the subway grew to cover 722 miles—long enough to reach from New York to Chicago. Today, the system carries more than 1.6 billion passengers a…

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