There are hidden tunnels everywhere in NYC, and these are just 10 of the most fascinating
Just like the rest of New York City, our 112 year-old subway system consists of many layers, each of which provides a glimpse into a sliver of the city’s history. However, even abandoned underground spaces don’t stay neglected for long. While some of NYC’s old tunnels and stations seem to have been neglected for good, many are reused—like the abandoned tunnel below Central Park that will become part of the Second Avenue Subway in December—and repurposed, as graffiti canvases, art galleries, party spaces, or even a VIP entrance to one of New York’s most luxurious hotels.
In honor of the resurrection of the Central Park tunnel, we’ve rounded up a sampling of the city’s most intriguing abandoned tunnels and stations.