Congress/Wabash (CTA station)

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CTA rapid transit
Station statistics
Address 500 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Line(s) South Side Main Line
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Other information
Opened October 18, 1897
Closed August 1, 1949
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority

Congress/Wabash was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's South Side Main Line, which is now part of the Green Line. The station was located at Congress Avenue and Wabash Avenue in the Loop neighborhood of Chicago.[1] Congress/Wabash was situated south of Adams/Wabash and north of Roosevelt/Wabash. Congress/Wabash opened on October 18, 1897 to replace the Congress Terminal and closed on August 1, 1949.[2]


  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "Congress/Wabash". Retrieved June 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Begin Skip-Stop Runs Monday on North, South 'L'". Chicago Daily Tribune. July 29, 1949. p. A9.