Park Street Station
of the MBTA
, located at the intersection of Park Street
and Tremont Street
at a corner of Boston Common
, is the main transfer point between the Green Line
and the Red Line
. Throughout the green and red lines, trains labeled "inbound" are headed towards this station, while those labeled "outbound" are headed away.
The Green Line portion of this station was originally constructed in 1897, making it one of the two oldest subway stations in the United States, along with Boylston. The Red Line portion beneath it, sometimes called Park Street Under, was constructed in 1912.
Park Street Station is wheelchair accessible, after a renovation completed in 2004. The Red Line station has both island
and side platforms
. Only the island platform has elevator access. See also: MBTA accessibility
Park Street makes a cameo appearance in the first paragraph of the 1927 H. P. Lovecraft
story, "Pickman's Model." It also appears near the end of his 1936 novella "At the Mountains of Madness