Posts Tagged ‘191st Street Tunnel’

Neighborhood Stories: The Market Forces of Washington Heights | Village Voice

Neighborhood Stories: The Market Forces of Washington Heights | Village Voice

By Alexandria Neason When a management company announced last winter that the drugstore chain Walgreens would take over the lease of one of Washington Heights’ major grocery stores, Associated Supermarket on Fort Washington Avenue, neighbors and elected officials rallied and fought back. Their activism was mirrored in nearby Inwood, where residents fought the mayor’s plan […]


Your Guide to Washington Heights: Living the High Life in Manhattan | Village Voice

Your Guide to Washington Heights: Living the High Life in Manhattan | Village Voice

By Alexandria Neason Once a stretch of rural countryside home to the native Munsee, modern Washington Heights, a hilly neighborhood covering much of Manhattan’s northern tip, was named for the fortification where General George Washington’s army camped to keep an eye on the advancing Redcoats. The neighborhood has over the years been home to a […]


Time Travel: Washington Heights Journal – The 191st Street Tunnel | NY Times

Time Travel: Washington Heights Journal - The 191st Street Tunnel | NY Times

By JOSH KURTZ Published: August 12, 1991 Earlier this year, the Transit Authority closed some long, dark pedestrian tunnels in the subways. One of the longest and darkest, the three-block tunnel connecting Broadway and 190th Street with the 191st Street IRT station at St. Nicholas Avenue, stayed open. In one of those only-in-New York bureaucratic […]

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