Stained glass beauty in Bronx subway stations

Every borough has at least a few subway stations that feature stained glass. But the Bronx seems to have more than any other, especially in the little stations at local stops for the 2 and 5 trains.

From “Latin American Stories” by George Crespo at the Jackson Avenue station:


One of several panels from the Prospect Street’s “Bronx, Four Seasons,” by Marina Tsesarskaya:









Part of Daniel Hauben’s The El, at the Freeman Street stop:


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5 Responses to “Stained glass beauty in Bronx subway stations”

  1. petey Says:

    lovely! are they protected in some way?
    ps- there’s a wrought-iron “history of queens” at the woodside station – perhaps for a future EphNY?

  2. wildnewyork Says:

    No special protection; they’re very accessible. Thanks for the tip about the Woodside Station, I’ll have to take a ride over there!

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