Absurd New York #111 by Rick Stachura on August 19, 2019 in Absurd New York • 0 Comments (Lexington Av/59th St Subway Station. East side mezzanine. Photo by Rick Stachura. August 15, 2019.) Doesn’t look like these escalator steps’ll be back in place for tomorrow’s commute here — especially now that they’ve been repurposed as an elevator.