This Subway Station Under New York City Has Been Abandoned For Decades

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New York City Hall is something of a grand construction. In fact, the building has actually been accorded the status of an official landmark of the city of New York. But in addition to this, there’s also a space beneath the structure which itself is rather impressive. This is City Hall’s subway station.

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New York City’s first ever subway line started operating way back in the year 1904. At the heart of this network lay City Hall station, which was constructed in a particularly lavish fashion. The stop, in fact, was defined by fine tile work and striking chandeliers hanging from the ceiling.

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