US$25.8-Million Subway Station Upgrade Completes In Brooklyn
The NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) completed a US$25.8-million renovation of the Eastern Parkway-Brooklyn Museum subway station in Brooklyn, New York, Real Estate Weekly reports. Providing access to the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanical Garden and Prospect Park, the station now has a new elevator tower at the museum plaza and three hydraulic elevators. MTA told ELEVATOR WORLD Mid-American Elevator, headquartered in East Dundee, Illinois, is the manufacturer. The 101-year-old station was one of those identified in the MTA 2015-2019 capital plan to be made compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act. Urbahn Architects and contractor Gramercy Group carried out the work for MTA Construction & Development over 28 months. The station remained fully operational throughout construction.