Wednesday, March 4, 2009

D Train - 50 St. (Day 5, stop #223)

Out:  Still lots of Orthodox out on the streets here in Borough Park.  There are also some more blacks and Hispanics around as well, and only a few Asians.  Many stores have signs in Yiddish here.  I see a number of people running in for some last-minute Shabbat goods at an upscale-looking, new Kosher market on the corner here.  

There's also a maternity store nearby (you know there’s a lot of babies being produced around here).  Besides that there are other typical services for a middle-class neighborhood, such as a deli, law office, architects office, a car service, etc.

In:  The layout here is two platform, three track with express bypass.  The green metal columns and roof over the platform are in OK condition, and I can see over the side where the awning ends. The mezzanine is concrete floored.