ahead of all the other subway stations.
Columbus Circle is the 14th busiest station in the subway network of 400.
The National Register of Historic Places lists this station: Date: 1904, Designer: George L. Heins Style: Beaux Arts.
Work in progress plans for the Columbus Circle station ( TimeWarner Center) are still green and ahead of other subway stations in sustainability [“$72 million reconstruction of the subway station, scheduled for completion in June 2009.”–“a new star…“]
Hearst sustainable contribution to that station completed ahead of schedule in 2005.
The local paper link to this September, 1903 article is here.
I always wondered about the Overlook Terrace Station (190th Street A line), its green. Might they do something totally amazing like make it an elevated, traveling through ancient forests? And why not a Time Warner retail extravaganza there too?
The National Register of Historic Places lists this station as: Date: 1932 Designer: Robert Ridegway and Style: Tudor Revival.
I mean really, think about it. Imagine. The what Logo Toga the NYC taxi cabs wear is up for debate at the City Room. What can such a sudden, almost whimsical democratization of deciding what we see, feel, smell, hear, touch, etc etc mean? Are we as a species evolving? Need some inspiration: Check out Designer Subway Stations.