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Nostrand Avenue (BMT Lexington Avenue Line)

Architectural structures

Nostrand Avenue was a station on the demolished BMT Lexington Avenue Line. It was opened on May 13, 1885, and had two tracks and two side platforms. It was located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn. It also had connections to the connection to Nostrand Avenue Line and Lorimer Street Line streetcars. The station closed on October 13, 1950. The next southbound stop was Franklin Avenue. The next northbound stop was Tompkins Avenue. The current site of the station is mostly residential with the exception of storefronts along the first floors of brownstones on the southeast corner of the intersection.