Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1900/03/24 Rafael Guastavino Sr Architect Construction begins on City Hall Station, platform and mezzanine would feature Guastavino tile, skylights, colored glass tilework and brass chandeliers
1902/00/00 August Belmont II Owner August Belmont establishes the Interborough Rapid Transit Company to build and operate New York City's first subway system
1904/10/27 George B McClellan Jr Mayor George B McClellan drives the first New York City subway train from City Hall Station to 103rd Street
1904/10/27 Heins and LaFarge Architect New York Subway System and City Hall Station open
1904/10/27 William Barclay Parsons Architect New York Subway System and City Hall Station open

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Particulars for City Hall Subway Station (IRT):
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Architectural Style Bungalow-craftsman
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Area of Significance Engineering
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Historic Use Public works
Area of Significance Railroad
Area of Significance Social History
Owner State
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 17th September 2004

Registry Name: City Hall Subway Station (IRT)
Registry Address: Park Row and City Hall Park
Registry Number: 04001010
Resource Type: Structure
Theme Group: New York City Subway System MPS
Owner: State
Architect: Parsons, William Barclay; Heins, George L. et al.
Architectural Style: Bungalow-craftsman
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National; Local
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Art, Engineering, Community Planning and Development, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1904
Historic Function: Transportation, Government
Historic Sub-Function: Rail-related, Public works
Current Function: Transportation, Government
Current Sub-Function: Rail-related Public works

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