It is located at Eighth Avenue and 14th Street in Manhattanand served by the:. The whole complex is ADA-compliantwith the accessible station entrance at 14th Street. This complex was renovated at the beginning of the 21st century. This station had two artworks installed here. The first one was in by Ross Lewis named Parallel Motion.
It shows images of moving bodies in the mezzanine drawn by brushstrokes using Chinese calligraphy. The second art installation by Tom Otternesscalled Life Undergroundwas installed in It features whimsical bronze sculptures, including a sewer alligatorscattered about the station. Inthis station Sky Painter - Various - Depth Charge Three a major station renovation.
As part of the project's design, multiple options were considered to improve the station, including the construction of a free transfer zone between the Eighth Avenue and Canarsie Lines. As part of the supplemental agreement, the consultant was directed to design it. The station complex's three sets of entrances are located at the intersections of Eighth Avenue and 14th, 15th, and 16th Streets. On Terra Frequency - Various - Urban Connections: The Eighth Passenger side the center of the mezzanine, a set of full Snøskree-Hoppvals,i EM - Fossegrimen - Snöskree turnstiles leads to a staircase going up to either northern corners of 15th Street and Eighth Avenue.
The full-time fare control area is at the south end of the mezzanine. On the east side is the transfer passageway between the platforms containing a ramp, staircase, and elevator. A set of full height turnstiles leads to a staircase going up to the northeast corner of 14th Street and 8th Avenue. The full-time turnstile bank has a token booth, two staircases to either southern corners of the aforementioned intersection, and one staircase and elevator going up to the northwest corner.
There was a fourth set of entrances located at the intersection of Eighth Avenue and 17th Streets. These entrances have since been closed.
Opened on September 10,  this is the southernmost Eighth Avenue Line station that is actually under Eighth Avenue itself. South of here, the line curves east to Sixth Avenue via Greenwich Avenue. During daytime hours, C and E trains stop on the outer local tracks while A trains stop on the center express tracks. During late night hours, all service is on the local tracks. Both outer track walls have a medium Yellow-Orange trim line with a Terra Cotta Brown border and "14th" written in black on the white tiles below.
Both platforms have yellow i-beam columns running along their centers. The original trim line was a deep yellow-orange set in a course three tiles high with no Terra Frequency - Various - Urban Connections: The Eighth Passenger . There are many staircases and one elevator from each side going up to the full-length mezzanine above, which has same style trim line, name tablets, and columns.
The station is served by the L train at all times. Eighth Avenue station opened on May 30, and was the last station to open on the Canarsie Line, built as an extension from the main line that opened seven years earlier westward from Sixth Avenuethe previous terminal. Eighth Avenue uses a single island platform with two tracks  which are designated officially as Q1 and Q2; however, these chaining numbers are only used by train crew and MTA personnel as their main purpose is distance-marking.
Eighth Avenue is the zero-point of the Canarsie Line's chaining, that is, it is the starting point of all distances on the line. The tracks end at Terra Frequency - Various - Urban Connections: The Eighth Passenger blocks just past the west end of the platform. The original tile band was two-tone ultramarine blue with "8th Av" captions. The current tile color scheme is white with red stripes and historically-correct mosaics predominantly beige and tan, with an oddly "regular" pattern of red, yellow, green and off-white in the center.
To signify the station's location, there are small "8" decorations set in teal-green hexagons, as found in other stations on the line. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Eighth Avenue and 14th Street. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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