125th Street


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125th Street Public transportation
The following subway stations are located at 125th Street (west to east):
125th Street at St. Nicholas Avenue serving the A B C D trains
125th Street at Broadway serving the 1 train
125th Street at Lenox Avenue serving the 2 3 trains
125th Street at Lexington Avenue serving the 4 5 6 <6> trains
The Metro-North Railroad Harlem-125th Street station is also on 125th Street, at Park Avenue.

125th Street is a two-way street that runs east-west in the New York City borough of Manhattan, considered the "Main Street" of Harlem; It is also called Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

125th Street Famous occupants
As of 2008, former president Bill Clinton maintains an office on 125th Street.
The intersection of 125th and Lexington Avenue is the location where Lou Reed buys heroin on the Velvet Underground's I'm Waiting for the Man from their seminal 1967 debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico.

125th Street Fault line
A rift in the crust runs along underneath this street and is known as the 125th Street Fault. The fault line creates a fault valley deep enough to require the IRT Broadway-Seventh Avenue Line to become a trestle bridge between 122nd and 135th Streets. The street in the 18th century was called The Hollow Way.