Halsey Street & Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211 Brooklyn NY United States 11207
Halsey Street is a skip-stop station on the BMT Jamaica Line of the New York City Subway. Located at Halsey Street and Broadway at the border of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Bushwick, Brooklyn, it is served at all times by the J train while the Z bypasses this station when it operates.Station layoutThis elevated station, opened on August 19, 1885, has two side platforms and three tracks; the center express track is not used in regular service. Both platforms have beige windscreens and green canopies and support columns with red roofs along the entire length except for a small section at either ends, where they have high mesh fences instead. The station signs are in the black name plates in white Helvetica lettering.The 2008 artwork here is called SOL'SCRYPT by SOL'SAX. It consists of glass mosaic panels on the platform windscreens and station house depicting various images of African-American heritage.ExitsThis station has one active, elevated station house below the platforms and tracks at the southeast end. A staircase from each platform goes down to a balcony that leads inside to a waiting area/crossunder, where a turnstile bank provides access to and from the station. Outside fare control, there is a token booth and two staircases going down to the northern and western corners of Broadway and Halsey Street. Both balconies have an exit-only turnstile that allows passengers to exit without having to go through the station house.