West 4th Subway
Posted June 11, 2010 at 6:18 am
Defying the odds, the unique corner newsstand at the junction of West Third and Sixth Avenue was revived earlier this week. For a little over a year, the green box had fallen into disrepair, papered with stickers, flyers, and the like. But now it’s back, having dodged the Cemusa glass bullet.
Posted October 27, 2009 at 6:36 am
Since early October, the entire West 4th subway station has been sponsored by New York Now, an AIA (American Institute for Architects) member showcase celebrating new architecture across the Five Boroughs. Each advertising skin shows numerous renderings of buildings and other projects in the pipeline. The exhibition will run through the end of the month.
Posted September 30, 2009 at 6:28 am
We were riding a northbound F train Friday evening when a Mariachi band boarded at the West 4th subway station. The trio of musicians – two guitars and an accordion – serenaded us straphangers for the briefest of moments before collecting tips and jumping to another car at the 14th Street stop. The buskers eventually […]
Posted September 17, 2009 at 6:29 am
Earlier this week, at the end of a long night, we found ourselves in the West Fourth subway stop. Standing on the F platform at 2 am, an urban waterfall cascaded down the staircase. Being one of the most neglected stations around, we were quite surprised at this cleanse. That muffled noise over the house […]