Granville (CTA station)
|Address||1119 West Granville Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60660
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||May 16, 1908|
|Rebuilt||1921, 1980, 2012|
|Owned by||Chicago Transit Authority|
|Formerly||North Edgewater Station|
|Passengers (2012)||1,157,079 10.6%|
Granville is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line, part of the Chicago 'L' metro system. It is located at 1119 West Granville Avenue in Chicago, Illinois (directional coordinates 6200 north, 1200 west). It is in the Edgewater neighborhood, close to the Rogers Park border. From Granville, trains take 36 minutes to reach the Chicago Loop.
Granville Station was opened as North Edgewater Station in 1908. The station was rebuilt in 1921, and the name was changed to Granville. The current station dates to 1980 when an escalator and elevator were added.
As part of an $86 million rehabilitation project on the Red Line, the Granville station closed on June 1, 2012 for renovation. The project lasted approximately one month. Other north side stations were renovated following Granville's completion. The Granville station reopened at 10 p.m. on July 13, 2012.
- #36 Broadway
- "Loyola University Chicago Unveils New Granville Police Office" (Press release). Loyola University. 2006-03-31. Retrieved 2008-08-14.
- "CTA to close seven North Side Red Line stops for repairs". Chicago Sun-Times. 2012-04-27.
- "Granville". Chicago Transit Authority. Retrieved 2012-04-30.
Media related to Granville (CTA) at Wikimedia Commons
- Granville Station Page at Chicago-'L'.org
- Train schedule (PDF) at CTA official site
- Granville Station Page CTA official site
- Granville Avenue entrance from Google Maps Street View
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