Bleecker Street Station

When the Bleecker Street IRT Station Had ‘Skylights’ [PHOTOS]

Posted September 26, 2014 at 9:22 am

Over a century after this photo was snapped (1905), it’s pretty crazy to think the Bleecker Street IRT station still maintains virtually the same feel. The image coulda been taken yesterday. Except for one difference. Note the presence of the subway “skylights,” which were meant to let in natural light to the underground. Yes, subterranean […]

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Homeless Man Sets Himself on Fire Inside Bleecker St Station

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:30 pm

Okay, this is just crazy. The scanner wire is going crazy right now over an incident earlier this morning at the Bleecker Street subway station. Apparently a homeless man set himself on fire. Dude was reportedly carted away from the scene in serious condition. Not much else is known at the moment. Manhattan: Lafayette St […]

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Bleecker Street Subway Transfer Going Live September 25

Posted September 19, 2012 at 6:28 am

Subway conductors on the uptown 6 want to remind you that despite the advent of signage on the platforms, there’s still no transfer.

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The Shiny New Bleecker Subway Entrances

Posted April 24, 2012 at 6:19 am

Behold, the shiny new Bleecker Street IRT entrances on either side of Houston Street (east of Lafayette).

Rebuilding the Bleecker Subway Entrance

Last modified May 6, 2010 at 7:57 am

Since late March, the sidewalk outside NoHo Star at the corner of Bleecker and Lafayette has been under the knife due to the subway superstation project.  In the process, the downtown 6 station entrance was razed and concrete ripped up; the area became a complicated maze of fencework and plastic traffic barriers.  On numerous occasions, […]

Bleecker Subway Entrance Leveled

Posted March 31, 2010 at 6:30 am

Upgrading city infrastructure usually comes at an exorbitant price – eviction, demolition, and population relocation.  Thanks to the superstation capital works project currently underway along East Houston and Lafayette, one of the Brooklyn Bridge-bound Bleecker Street subway entrances recently disappeared.  Leveled.