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THE   BROOKLYN   &   JAMAICA   RAIL   ROAD
THE   LONG   ISLAND   RAIL   ROAD

and     ATLANTIC   AVENUE


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FLATBUSH   AVENUE   TERMINAL


THE   NEW   PASSENGER   STATION   OPENED   APRIL   1,   1907


THIS   PHOTOGRAPH   IS   CIRCA   1918


THERE WERE METAL - PROBABLY BRONZE - IDENTIFICATION SIGNS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE MAIN ENTRANCE


IN THE 1920s OR 1930s A SIGN WITH TWO KEYSTONES WAS INSTALLED ABOVE THE MAIN ENTRANCE





IN THE EARLY 1940'S THE STATION BUILDING WAS COMPLETELY REFURBISHED INCLUDING SANDBLASTING OF
THE EXTERIOR.     THE "ANTI PLUVIUS" SKYLIGHT STILL ALLOWED DAYLIGHT TO ILLUMINATE THE INTERIOR.


BY THE 1960s THERE WAS A SMALL BARBER POLE AND SIGNS ANNOUNCING
ONE-DOLLAR HAIRCUTS,   A FLORIST AND A FALLOUT SHELTER












THE   TIMES   PLAZA   STATION   OF     THE   POST   OFFICE   WAS   IN   THE   NEW   1907   STATION.


THE   WORDS   "POST   OFFICE"   WERE   IN   RAISED   LETTERS   IN   TWO   PLACES.


THE TIMES PLAZA STATION OF THE POST OFFICE WAS REPLACED IN 1925
BY THE PRESENT BUILDING FURTHER WEST ON ATLANTIC AVENUE.


---->See   our   POSTAL   HISTORY   Page


THE   WORDS   "POST   OFFICE"   WERE   IN   RAISED   LETTERS   IN   TWO   PLACES.







IN  EARLY  1974  THE  CLUB  CAR  RESTAURANT  HAD  LARGE  WINDOWS  FACING  ATLANTIC  AVENUE


BY  1978  THE  WINDOWS  HAD  BEEN  COVERED  AND  THE  WALLS  STUCCOED




A   "COALITION"   WAS   FORMED   TO   SAVE   THE
PASSENGER   STATION   AND   ADJACENT   MEAT   HOUSES.










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