What we know simply as Court Square today, this station was once named 45th Road-Court House. It’s name was derived from the Long Island City Courthouse, which is now a landmarked Supreme Court building established during the late 1800s (Wikipedia). Court Square’s subway complex allows connections to the E, G, and M trains, and is conveniently located near MOMA PS1 and the Citigroup Building. However, it’s most renowned landmarks are the Court Square Diner, originally founded in 1946, and the former 5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center. (QNS Made). Today, Court Square is no stranger to urban renewal: a new skyline is currently underway.
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Alternative Transit Options
- Stuck in Manhattan trying to get to Queens? Take the E or M train to Court Square and transfer to the Q39 bus, which runs along 48th Ave.
- Stuck in Queens trying to get to Manhattan? Take the Q39 bus on 48th Ave to either Court Square (E/M), Queens Plaza (R), or Queensboro Plaza (7/N/Q).
- If you're transferring to the E/G/M at Court Square via Manhattan-bound service, head to the front the 7 Train.
- If you're transferring to the E/G/M at Court Square via Queens-bound service, head to the back of the 7 Train.
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