Upgrade Completed A Few Days Early

Good news, F Train riders: 23rd Street Station reopens, and it's nifty

Updated 29 weeks ago David Stone
A clean, fresh look for the entrance lobby.
A clean, fresh look for the entrance lobby.
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Reopening the 23rd Station on 6th Avenue brings back the easy ride to TJ's, Michael's and Eataly, and it's even better with improved lighting, pleasing artwork and a clean appearance that just might stay that way. Have a look.

Your host, a welcoming Weimaraner courtesy of New York City artist William Wegman.
Your host, a welcoming Weimaraner courtesy of New York City artist William Wegman.
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To humanize a station, add canines.
To humanize a station, add canines.
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Good news, F Train riders: 23rd Street Station reopens, and it's nifty
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New fixtures refresh tired benches and industrial waste cans.
New fixtures refresh tired benches and industrial waste cans.
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William Wegman art for a rainy day.
William Wegman art for a rainy day.
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The old benches were as tired as these are fresh and designed for comfort.
The old benches were as tired as these are fresh and designed for comfort.
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Probably too many William Wegman dog mosaics, but I like dogs. Sorry.
Probably too many William Wegman dog mosaics, but I like dogs. Sorry.
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily
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