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Fulton street Public transportation
Fulton Street is served by the following subway lines at the Fulton Street complex:
IRT Lexington Avenue Line at Fulton Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) (4 5 trains)
IND Eighth Avenue Line at Fulton Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line) (A C trains)
IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line at Fulton Street (IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line) (2 3 trains)
BMT Nassau Street Line at Fulton Street (BMT Nassau Street Line) (J Z trains)
As of 2010 a federally-financed Fulton Street Transit Center is under construction to connect these stations.

Fulton Street is a busy street located in Lower Manhattan. It is in New York City's Financial District, a few blocks north of Wall Street. It runs from Church Street at the site of the World Trade Center to South Street, terminating in front of the South Street Seaport. The easternmost block is a pedestrian street.

Fulton street History
Regular cricket matches were held near the present Fulton Market in 1780 when the British Army based itself in Manhattan during the American Revolution.
Fulton Street is named for Robert Fulton, an engineer who became famous for his steamship in 1809.
East River ferries connected this street to Fulton Street at Brooklyn Ferry.
The street (Fulton street) has a Beaux-Arts architectural feel with many buildings dating back to the Gilded Age or shortly thereafter. The early 19th century buildings on the south side of the easternmost block are called Schermerhorn Row and are a Registered Historic Place.
The Fulton Fish Market was located nearby at the South Street Seaport until 2005, when it moved to Hunts Point in The Bronx.