Adams/Wabash (CTA station)

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20130302 30 CTA Loop Shuttle @ Adams Wabash.jpg
Station statistics
Address 201–23 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Coordinates 41°52′46″N 87°37′34″W / 41.8795°N 87.6261°W / 41.8795; -87.6261
  Purple Line weekday rush hours only
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 2 Side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened November 8, 1896
Rebuilt 1987–89
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Passengers (2012) 2,267,128 Increase 1.3%
Preceding station   Chicago 'L'   Following station
One-way operation
Brown Line
toward Kimball
toward Harlem/Lake
Green Line
One-way operation
Orange Line
toward Midway
Purple Line
toward Linden
Pink Line
toward 54th/Cermak

Adams/Wabash is an 'L' station serving the CTA's Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple Lines. Until 1963, it also served interurban trains of the Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad. It is the closest CTA station to Symphony Center, home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Counterclockwise Green Line toward Harlem/Lake (Madison/Wabash)
Brown Line toward Kimball (Madison/Wabash)
(No service: Washington/Wabash)
Clockwise Green Line toward Ashland/63rd or Cottage Grove (Roosevelt)
Purple Line toward Linden weekday rush hours only (Harold Washington Library – State/Van Buren)
Pink Line toward 54th/Cermak (Harold Washington Library – State/Van Buren)
Orange Line toward Midway (Roosevelt)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
G Street level Entrance/Exit

Bus connections[edit]


  • #1 Indiana/Hyde Park
  • #7 Harrison
  • #X28 Stony Island Express
  • #126 Jackson
  • #151 Sheridan


External links[edit]

Media related to Adams/Wabash (CTA) at Wikimedia Commons