Daily What?!: 72nd Street Newsstand Mimics Subway Station

72nd Street Subway Station_Newsstand_New York City

Maybe we’re imagining this, but we’re pretty sure this newsstand at the 72nd Street subway stop is designed in homage to the architecture of the subway station itself. While the newsstand vendor didn’t have a comment for us regarding the architectural distinction of this kiosk, we can tell you that the brick building, the original fare control house for the subway station, is on the National Register of Historic Places. It’s also part of the original 28 stations of the NYC subway system, designed by architects George Heins and Christopher LaFarge.

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