Payphones Removed from 2nd Avenue Subway Entrance

Posted on: July 31st, 2013 at 11:10 am by
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Of all the deteriorating local payphones out there, the twosome at the entrance to the 2nd Avenue subway stop ranked as a personal favorite. Vandals seemed to agree, as the decades-old add-on became little more than a haven for graffiti, tags, and stickers. Within the last couple years, though, the phones were rendered completely inoperable, their guts removed. And now it’s completely gone.

Sometime within the last couple weeks, the payphone was quietly carted to its final resting place – likely the West Side Highway – leaving behind a small piece of plywood. Rest in peace.

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[Photo: Google Maps]

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