Vintage NYC Subway Map Shows Old Plan for 2nd Avenue Subway in 1965

Map of the 1968 plan to build the Second Ave subway.
Map of the 1968 plan to build the Second Ave subway.
Photo: r/nyc

This vintage map from 1965 shows the recommended routes and connections for the second avenue subway into the existing subway systems. Finally opening to the public on January 1st, 2017, the second avenue subway line was famously proposed and planned for over a century before completion.

via r/nyc

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