2016 Exhibit: Metro Portfolio

Fifteen-Year Retrospective of Architecture of Metro Stations of Ten Cities

This page and links include images from Brussels, Buenos Aires, Lisbon, London, Los Angeles, New York City, Newark NJ, Seattle, Stockholm and Washington DC metros. All photographs taken with film in 2001-2016.

 

click to view image   New York City. Subway portal at Grand Central Station.
click to view image   New York City II. Interline junction.
click to view image   New York City III. Interline junction.
click to view image   London. Arnos Grove Station. The vestibule is situated above ground. The station was completed in 1932.
click to view image   London II. Notting Hill Gate Station. Among the earliest below-grade stations, opened in 1868.
click to view image   London III. Westminster Station addition on the new Jubilee Line.
click to view image   London IV. Gants Hill Station. A classic of Underground architecture, the station was completed in 1947. The hall served as a bomb shelter while the station was under construction during World War II.
click to view image   London V. Mural at Charing Cross Station.
click to view image   Los Angeles. Hollywood/Highland Station.
click to view image   Los Angeles II. Pershing Square Station.
click to view image   Los Angeles III. North Hollywood Station.
click to view image   Los Angeles IV. Vermont/Beverly Station.
click to view image   Los Angeles V. Civic Center Station.
click to view image   Los Angeles VI. Vermont / Sunset Station.
click to view image   Washington DC. Dupont Circle Station.
click to view image   Washington DC II. L’Enfant Plaza Station. Clean, unabashed functionality in dynamic vaulted space. Constructed in the 1970s, the design of this central station exemplifies the thematic motif of the metro as planned from inception.
click to view image   Washington DC III. Farragut West Station.
click to view image   Washington DC IV. Escalator, Dupont Circle Station.
click to view image   Seattle. Descent to University Station. In March 2016, Seattle opened its first metro line, an extension of light rail three miles undergroun north from downtown to Capitol Hill and the University of Washington.
click to view image   Seattle II. University Station. Deep underground and austere, passage from street level to the platform takes 4-5 minutes via two lengthy escalators.
click to view image   Seattle III. Pioneer Square Station accommodates the light rail together with electric bus and trolleybus lines in the mile-long Downtown Transit Tunnel.
click to view image   Seattle IV. Native American motifs at Pioneer Square Station.
click to view image   Seattle V. Westlake Station.
click to view image   Stockholm. Vreten Station.
click to view image   Stockholm II. Kungstradgarden Station.
click to view image   Buenos Aires. Peru Station. Among the earliest metros in the world, the first line of the Buenos Aires metro opened in 1913.
click to view image   Buenos Aires II. Departing Peru Station.
click to view image   Buenos Aires III. Vintage La Brugeoise subway car. These trains of wooden-body construction served a century until 2013 on the Buenos Aires metro.
click to view image   Buenos Aires IV. General Belgrano station.
click to view image   Buenos Aires V. Metro mural: Spanish explorers.
click to view image   Buenos Aires VI. Metro mural: Labor and industry supporting the nation.
click to view image   Buenos Aires VII. Metro mural: Jujuy province.
click to view image   Lisbon. Chelas Station.
click to view image   Lisbon II. Baixa-Chiado Station.
click to view image   Lisbon III. Saldana Station.
click to view image   Lisbon IV. Mezzanine, Olaias Station.
click to view image   Lisbon V. Olaias Station.
click to view image   Lisbon VI. Ascent from platform, Olaias Station.
click to view image   Lisbon VII. Parque Station.
click to view image   Lisbon VIII. Statuary, Campo Pequeno Station.
click to view image   Lisbon IX. Pontinha Station.
click to view image   Lisbon X. Alameda Station.
click to view image   Lisbon XI. Intendente Station. Classically functional metro architecture of the 1960s.
click to view image   Lisbon XII. Picoas Station.
click to view image   Lisbon XIII. Picoas Station (2).
click to view image   Brussels. Central Station. Not a night scene; the structure is underground with black ceiling.
click to view image   Brussels II. Aumale Station.
click to view image   Brussels III. Tomberg Station.
click to view image   Brussels IV. Stuyvenbergh Station.
click to view image   Brussels V. Stockel Station. The mural illustrates the 140 characters of the Adventures of Tintin comic strip.
click to view image   Brussels VI. Herrmann-Debroux Station.
click to view image   Brussels VII. Hankar Station.

 

Stockholm

Stockholm, Tekniska Hogskolan Station

 

 

 

Special Feature: Newark City Subway

Portfolio: Metros - Newark City Subway and Murals, Newark NJ   Click here to view more Newark subway images.
Newark City Subway and Murals, Newark NJ

Special Feature: Stockholm Metro

Portfolio: Metros - Stockholm Metro   Click here to view more Stockholm metro images.
Stockholm Metro

 

 
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