Division and Milwaukee – Blue Line

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Interior view of the Division – Blue Line station at Division/Ashland/Milwaukee.


Get to Know an ‘L’ Line: Green Line, Lake Branch

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Take a virtual ride on the Lake branch of the CTA Green Line from Clinton to Harlem.

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Moving Stairs, Chicago’s Initial Subways

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CTA subway postcard front

In this week’s edition of Flashback Friday, a postcard featuring Chicago’s first subways, which opened in the early 1940s.

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Get to Know an ‘L’ Station: Conservatory – Central Park Drive

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As the name implies, the Conservatory – Central Park Drive CTA station serves as the stop for the Garfield Park Conservatory. An interesting aspect of this beautiful structure is that it once served another location with a different name.

Previously known as Homan station, CTA deconstructed the building located at Homan and Lake in 2000. It was later reassembled at Lake and Central Park in 2001.

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