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28th Street 6 Train Station Re-opens!

After six months of station enhancements, the 28th Street 6 train station has reopened complete with vibrant floral mosaics breathing new life into the station. 

The station renovation also included significant structural upgrades including repaired platform steel and concrete, transformed station lighting, enhanced stairways, new railings and guardrails, cleaned tiled walls, and new platform floors and warning strips. Additionally, the station is now equipped with technological upgrades including digital wayfinding and customer information screens, countdown clocks, help point intercoms, and security cameras. 

The modern aesthetic is complemented by beautiful glass mosaic murals by Brooklyn-based artist Nancy Blum. Blum is well known for her public art commissions that can be seen in cities across the country including San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Seattle. Blum's "Roaming Underfoot” flower murals grace the platform walls of the station to celebrate the beauty within the bustling Flatiron neighborhood, including its architectural gems and nearby Madison Square Park.

Blum intended for the station to act as an urban sanctuary that captured the magic of the park. The flower mosaics are based on Madison Square Park Conservancy's Perrenial Collection. The featured colorful flowers include red buds, magnolias, hellebores, witch hazel, daffodils, hydrangea, and camellia. This collection of flowers is suited for the changing climate conditions of the city. Blum's expressive drawings of the flowers were translated into mosaics by Miotto Mosaic Art Studios

Source: MTA Arts & Design

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