61st (CTA station)

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Station statistics
Address 316 East 61st Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Line(s) Green Line
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Other information
Opened January 22, 1893
Closed January 9, 1994
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Preceding station   Chicago 'L'   Following station
toward Harlem/Lake
Green Line
Jackson Park
toward University

61st was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's Green Line. The station was located at 316 E. 61st Street in the Washington Park neighborhood of Chicago. 61st was situated south of 58th, which opened and closed at the same time as 61st, and north of King Drive. 61st opened on January 22, 1893; The station closed on January 9, 1994, when the entire Green Line closed for a renovation and rehabilitation project, and did not reopen with the rest of the Green Line on May 12, 1996 due to service cuts.[1]


  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "61st". Chicago-L.org. Retrieved March 20, 2010.