9. Former Woolworth Building Subway Entrances
As part of the elements included in the Woolworth Building to make it irresistible to prospective tenants (just look at the cathedral-like lobby!) was the direct access to the subway. According to Woolworth Building tour guide Jason Crowley, the above red doors once led to a “passageway under Broadway to the BMT and IRT subways. The BMT is now the City Hall R stop and the IRT is the now closed off City Hall stop where the 6 turns around.That passageway was completely filled in under Broadway and no longer exists.”
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