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66th Street–Lincoln Center (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line)

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66th Street–Lincoln Center is a local station on the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 66th Street and Broadway, it is served by the 1 train at all times, and by the 2 train during late nights.

 66 Street–Lincoln Center
 "1" train
MTA NYC logo.svg New York City Subway station (rapid transit)
66th Street Lincoln Center IRT 3.JPG
Uptown platform
Station statistics
AddressWest 66th Street & Broadway
New York, NY 10023
LocaleLincoln Square, Upper West Side
Coordinates40°46′26″N 73°58′55″W / 40.774°N 73.982°W / 40.774; -73.982Coordinates: 40°46′26″N 73°58′55″W / 40.774°N 73.982°W / 40.774; -73.982
DivisionA (IRT)
Line      IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line
Services      1 all times (all times)
      2 late nights (late nights)
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: M5, M7, M11, M66, M104
Bus transport MTA Bus: BxM2
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
OpenedOctober 27, 1904; 114 years ago (1904-10-27)[1]
Station code314[2]
AccessibleThis station is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ADA-accessible
Wireless serviceWi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station[3]
Passengers (2017)7,002,620[4]Decrease 7.9%
Rank60 out of 425
Station succession

Next adjacent station compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 north72nd Street: 1 all times2 late nights
Next adjacent station compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 south59th Street–Columbus Circle: 1 all times2 late nights


Station layoutEdit

Track layout
G Street Level Exit/Entrance
  Elevators on SW corner of 66th Street and Broadway (downtown) and southeast corner of 66th Street and Broadway (uptown)
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right  
Northbound local   toward Van Cortlandt Park–242nd Street (72nd Street)
  toward 241st Street late nights (72nd Street)
Northbound express     do not stop here
Southbound express     do not stop here →
Southbound local   toward South Ferry (59th Street–Columbus Circle)
  toward Flatbush Avenue–Brooklyn College late nights (59th Street–Columbus Circle)
Side platform, doors will open on the right  
Name tablet

The walls at the platform level were renovated in 2004 and are decorated with mosaics designed by New York artist Nancy Spero. Elevators to street level provide ADA-accessibility. There is also a crossunder between the uptown and downtown side platforms at the extreme south end of the station; however, it is not ADA-accessible, and there is no free ADA-accessible transfer between directions.


Exit location[5] Exit type Number of exits Platform served
  SW corner of Broadway and 66th Street Staircase 2 Southbound
Elevator 1
  SE corner of Broadway and 66th Street Staircase 2 Northbound
Elevator 1
SW corner of Columbus Avenue and 65th Street Staircase 1 Both, via southbound platform
Underground, from Lincoln Center Passageway 1

Nearby points of interestEdit

Street entrance and elevator

The station provides access to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts just to the south, with Alice Tully Hall just to the west. All of the Lincoln Center venues are connected by underground concourses near the southern end of the station. Dante Park, upstairs at the south end, is named for the poet Dante Alighieri, whose statue is found there. Richard Tucker Park is nearby, at the north end of Lincoln Square.[5]

A number of schools are nearby as well, including the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and some small schools located in the former Martin Luther King Jr. High School building.[5]

This station also provides access to:[5]


Southern (65th St) southbound street stair
  1. ^ "Our Subway Open: 150,000 Try It". The New York Times. October 28, 1904.
  2. ^ "Station Developers' Information". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  3. ^ "NYC Subway Wireless – Active Stations". Transit Wireless Wifi. Retrieved May 18, 2016.
  4. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2012–2017". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. July 12, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Upper West Side" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved December 30, 2016.

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