Encanto/Central Ave
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Encanto/Central Ave - Midtown Phoenix is a standard street median light rail station consisting of an island platform in the median of Central Avenue just north of the intersection with Encanto Blvd (which becomes Oak Street East of the intersection), where the main entrance is. The northern end of the station leads to a spilt crosswalk intersection near Vernon Avenue. The stop has the standard three canopies providing shade along with the water fountain; some greenery is growing nicely inside them. It has red railings at the entrances along with the poles holding up the catenary system.
Public Art Program: Jamex & Einar De La Torre. It designed to represent pre-columbian Indian designs and modern cities. Heard Museum a museum a native american artwork is the stations location name

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The northern station entrance
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The sculpturing on the station entrance
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A closer view
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They look like buildings mostly in a desert environment
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Passengers get on and off a train
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A panel about Historic Phoenix in the area
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Platform sculptures
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More portions
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The sculpture at the southern entrance
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A young platform tree
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More abstract sculptures
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PVMs
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The entrance ramps are somewhat long to get the intersections where they are desired
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LRV #110B stopped in the station
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The main traffic signal for station access
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Looking across to the station, cars stopped at the station
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Last Updated: 31 March, 2011
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