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Details On The Great Clark Street Station Elevator Replacement Project

BHB’s very own Beth “songbirdnyc” Heller was there last night when the Clark Street Station re-opened, and wrote it up for the Brooklyn Eagle this morning (with far better pictures!): After such a ringing endorsement of their handiwork, this correspondent took a trip to the platform and back. The ride was indeed smooth and steady, […]

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Clark Street Station is OPEN!

The long wait is over…. The Clark Street subway station has finally reopened with brand new elevators! The station had its “soft launch” last night, and its “Grand Re-Opening” this morning (well, “Grand Re-Opening” for those of us who were asleep when it officially re-opened). The businesses located in the station must be relieved, having […]

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Clark Street Station STILL CLOSED

Well, it’s no longer April, and as of May 1st at 8:35am — despite the rumors of a late Saturday night opening —  the Clark Street station is still closed.   I guess always bet against an American infrastructure project being on time and/or on budget — especially in NYC?     We will try […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby. Will Clark Street Open on Monday?

Update: Clark Street did not open Monday. A worker told reader C Walsh it would open “later this week.” The Clark Street station, serving the 2 and 3 lines, which also stop at Borough Hall, has been closed since November 2, during which time the MTA has been replacing the three ancient elevators that have […]

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Breaking: Clark St. Station To Close For Eight Months

Just reported by José Martinez, transit reporter for The City NEW: The @MTA will close the Clark St. (2/3) stop in Brooklyn Heights for 8 months to replace three aged elevators prone to breakdowns (see chart from my colleague @annjychoi). Other options would have stretched repair work anywhere from 22 to 24 months. pic.twitter.com/aBjHzCqjoA — […]

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And the Clark St. Elevator Survey Says…

Earlier this fall, the Brooklyn Heights Association solicited opinions about the upcoming elevator replacement at the Clark Street subway station. This week, the BHA shared the results. OF the 687 responses received, 62% preferred replacing the elevators one at a time over the course of about two years. Thirty-eight per-cent preferred an eight-month, full-closure of […]

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Clark Street Elevator Hell

Thanks to newly-revived Gothamist, we get this bit of NYC nightmare-come-to-true: I hope that none of you happened to be on the far right Clark Street station elevator around 10 am this morning. Because, despite what seems like endless repairs and replacements and closures, that elevator stopped and wouldn’t budge for an hour, to the […]

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