Cathedral Parkway–110 Street
|New York City Subway station (rapid transit)|
Northbound station platform
|Address||West 110th Street (Cathedral Parkway) & Frederick Douglass Boulevard|
New York, NY 10026
|Locale||Upper West Side, Harlem, Morningside Heights|
|Line||IND Eighth Avenue Line|
|Services||A (late nights) |
B (weekdays until 11:00 p.m.)
C (all except late nights)
|Transit connections||NYCT Bus: M3, M4, M10|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||September 10, 1932|
|Closed||April 9, 2018(reconstruction)|
|Rebuilt||September 2, 2018|
|Passengers (2018)||1,168,203 50.9%|
|Rank||329 out of 424|
|Next north||116th Street: A B C|
|Next south||103rd Street: A B C|
Cathedral Parkway–110th Street is a local station on the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. It is located in the Upper West Side and Morningside Heights, Manhattan, at West 110th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard at the northwest corner of Central Park. The station is served by the B on weekdays, the C train at all times except nights, and the A train during late nights only.
This station opened on September 10, 1932 as part of the opening of the first city-owned subway line, the IND Eighth Avenue Line. On this date, the line opened from Chambers Street north to 207th Street. Construction of the whole line cost $191,200,000. While the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line already provided parallel service, the new Eighth Avenue subway via Central Park West and Frederick Douglass Boulevard provided an alternative route.
Under the 2015–2019 MTA Capital Plan, the station underwent a complete overhaul as part of the Enhanced Station Initiative and was entirely closed for several months. Updates included cellular service, Wi-Fi, USB charging stations, interactive service advisories and maps. A request for proposals for the 72nd Street, 86th Street, Cathedral Parkway–110th Street, and 163rd Street–Amsterdam Avenue stations was issued on June 1, 2017, and the New York City Transit and Bus Committee officially recommended that the MTA Board award the $111 million contract to ECCO III Enterprises in October 2017. As part of the renovations, the station was closed from April 9, 2018 to September 2, 2018. The southbound platform opened first, on September 2, followed by the northbound platform on September 4.
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
|Northbound local||← toward 145th Street weekdays, Bedford Park Boulevard rush hours (116th Street)|
← toward 168th Street ( toward Inwood–207th Street nights) (116th Street)
|Northbound express||← do not stop here|
|Southbound express||do not stop here →|
|Southbound local|| toward Brighton Beach weekdays (103rd Street) → |
toward Euclid Avenue ( toward Far Rockaway nights) (103rd Street) →
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
This underground station has four tracks and two side platforms. The platforms have no trim line, but the name tablets read "110TH STREET CATHEDRAL P'KWAY." on white lettering in two lines. They are written on a dark blue background and black border. Black I-beam columns run at regular intervals with alternating ones having the standard black station name plate in white lettering. Toward the southern end of the station, the northbound express track descends below the other three tracks of the Eighth Avenue Line.
At the south end of the station, two staircases from each platform go up to a mezzanine above the tracks that allows a free transfer between directions. There was a crossunder at the 110th Street exits, but it closed in 1992.
The artwork at the station, installed in 1999, is called Migrations by Christopher Wynter in memory of Athie L. Wynter. It has three different areas of mosaic panels, two on each platform and one on the full-time mezzanine. As part of the 2018 renovation, this artwork was expanded.
This station's full-time entrance/exit is at the south end, serving 109th Street. From the mezzanine above the tracks at the south end of the station, a turnstile bank provides entrance/exit from the system. Outside of fare control, there is a token booth and two staircases to the street. The southbound platform has an additional same-level entrance/exit at the north end, serving 110th Street. It has a part-time bank of four turnstiles and is unstaffed.
The northbound platform formerly had an entrance/exit to the northeast corner of Frederick Douglass Circle; this entrance corresponded to the open exit to the northwest corner of Fredrick Douglass Circle on the southbound platform and is indicated by directional "110" signs without arrows below mosaics of the station name. Both platforms also had an entrance/exit at the north end to both northern corners of 111th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard; the northbound platform's entrance/exit led to the northeastern corner and the southbound platform's entrance/exit leading to the northwestern corner. All these exits have been sealed up with white tiling and used as employee-only spaces. The mezzanine had a second exit to the northwestern corner of 109th Street and Central Park West.
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