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The station has two island platforms and three tracks, with the center track for peak direction express service. The mosaics on the station walls are the numeral "3". A crossover exists via the mezzanine, and a closed crossunder is located at the center of the platforms. A high ceiling is found in the station and the northbound platform has an old tower at the south end.
The station opened January 7, 1919.
- nycsubway.org — IRT Pelham Line: 3rd Avenue/138th Street