Underground Manhattan, The History of the NYC Subway System

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It's right there under your feet, you probably ride it every day, but how much do you know about this city's subway system?

Join New York Adventure Club (https://www.nyadventureclub.com/) as we explore the oldest subway stations in New York City with transit expert and guide Gary Dennis (https://www.levysuniqueny.com/about/gary-dennis/).

Working our way up from Brooklyn Bridge — City Hall station to Grand Central Terminal, our subterranean experience will include:

• The history and inside story of the creation of the original 1904 subway line, and how it grew into the most extensive transportation system in the world
• A closer look at the art, architecture, and secrets hiding in plain sight of stations including Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall, Astor Place, and Times Square
• A glimpse of Old City Hall Station from the 6 train, the crown jewel of the subway system, which closed in 1945

Check out pictures from one of our last Underground Manhattan tours!

See you there!

*Since our tour starts outside, a MetroCard swipe will be needed to enter the subway system
**Please bring water, snacks, and comfortable shoes as we’ll be on our feet for most of the tour
***This tour does not access the Old City Hall Station platform or any restricted areas
****This tour concludes at Grand Central Terminal

About Gary Dennis

"I am a native New Yorker, NY subway aficionado, and product of an insanely competitive family of "know it alls". My parents, younger brothers, and I all love New York City history, and to get some parental attention I had to be historically correct and entertaining at the same time.

"I love this city and all its peculiarities, and I love sharing it with newcomers, returning visitors or native New Yorkers— I'll tell you these and other fascinating things you never knew about this amazing place I call home because 'there are 8 million stories in the naked city' and I will share with you as many as possible."

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