Reopening of Smith-Ninth Streets Subway Station

Certainly the highest subway station in New York City (some claim in the world), the Smith-Ninth Street station reopened today after nearly two years of closure for renovations. I happened to be free so I decided to check it out.

Some highlights are below. Or you can view the complete set.

Smith-Ninth Streets Station Outside

Waiting for the station to open

Marty Markowitz at Smith-Ninth Streets Station

Borough President Marty Markowitz arrives

Smith-Ninth Streets Reopens

An MTA employee removes caution tape to open the station

Smith-Ninth Streets Station Escalator Bank

One of two escalator trios you'll encounter on your way up

Smith-Ninth Streets Station Platform

Brand new platforms

Smith-Ninth Streets Station View of Manhattan

The station now offers much easier access to the view for which it is known

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