Secret Train Platform Beneath the Waldorf Astoria Known as Track 61, this secret train platform was once used to discreetly transport elite passengers, including Franklin D. Roosevelt among others, from Grand Central into the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The clandestine track has a rich history, being used for the first time by General Pershing in 1938, and then later serving as the venue for Andy Warhol’s “Underground Party” in 1965.
91st Street - You can see the station while riding the 1 train (and the 2/3 if no other trains are in the way) between 86th and 96th Streets. But even as far back as 1999, the New York Times reported that “the walls are begrimed with thick 1970’s-style graffiti.”
People take photos at water filling the Bowling Green subway station in Battery Park in New York on October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Description from huffingtonpost.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Bowery Northbound Platform - Today, Bowery’s other platform is little more than a cavern; a graffiti-mecca and shelter for the bored down-and-outs on Manhattan’s notorious skid row. It’s still accessible, but perhaps not the most-advisable place to hang around in after dark.