University Street
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University Street is a stop in the Downtown Transit Tunnel with a double-height (but not vaulted) ceiling over the entire wide station for the two side light rail/bus platforms and the intermediate lane in-between them (so buses can pass each other). It's Theme is a touch of high-tech (King County Metro's Information Page about it) There are are entrances at either end on mezzanines suspended from the top of ceiling with just a low glass handrail preventing passengers from falling down to the tracks below and offering interesting photographs down to down below. Each mezzanine has an elevator and a single staircase/up escalator down to each platform. The south mezzanine has an elevator and staircase that lead up to the NW corner of 3 Avenue and Seneca Street inside an office building. This also has a separate entrance just beyond the corner with two escalators. The north mezzanine has one of the more interesting exits with a ramp down to (ADA compliant) 2nd Avenue inside the plaza along Second Avenue of 1201 Third Avenue. This entrance is full of original signage saying 'Metro Tunnel.' The second exit has a staircase between to escalators up to 1300 3 Avenue South.
Photos 1-38 taken on 11 October, 2011, 39 & 40: April 11, 2014

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LRV #134 stops
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Station name text
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LRV #134 stopped
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The north mezzanine
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The large north mezzanine
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Looking down to the platforms and above a stopped Link train
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Looking down from above at a Link train beginning to leave
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The ramp to the exit on 2 Avenue
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An old Metro Tunnel sign on the passageway to the 2 Avenue exit
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On the side of a building is where the 2 Avenue exit is
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An old sign for the Metro Tunnel University Street station
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Outside the entrance from 2 Avenue
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A post for a station entrance
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A different post for a station entrance
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The entrance in 1300 3 Avenue South
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The modern sign at the entrance in 1300 3 Avenue South
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Looking across to the entrance at 3rd Avenue & Scenica Street, a bangle is outside of it
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Stairs or elevator? down from 3rd Avenue & Scenica Street
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