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Houston Street station (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Houston Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line. It had three tracks and two side platforms. It was served by trains from the IRT Ninth Avenue Line. It opened on November 3, 1873 and closed on June 11, 1940. The next southbound stop was Desbrosses Street. The next northbound stop was Christopher Street.

 Houston Street
Former New York City Subway station
Station statistics
AddressWest Houston Street and Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10014
LocaleLower Manhattan
Coordinates40°43′44.03″N 74°0′31″W / 40.7288972°N 74.00861°W / 40.7288972; -74.00861Coordinates: 40°43′44.03″N 74°0′31″W / 40.7288972°N 74.00861°W / 40.7288972; -74.00861
DivisionA (IRT)
ServicesIRT Ninth Avenue Line
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
OpenedNovember 3, 1873; 145 years ago (November 3, 1873)
ClosedJune 11, 1940; 79 years ago (June 11, 1940)[1]
Station succession
Next northChristopher Street
Next southWatts Street (Local)
Desbrosses Street (Express)


  1. ^ "Tonight to See City Pass Goal of Unification". New York Daily News. June 10, 1940. p. 37. Retrieved June 30, 2019 – via