Illinois Medical District (CTA station)

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Illinois Medical District
Illinois MD CTA.jpg
Station statistics
Address 430 South Damen Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Coordinates 41°52′33″N 87°40′26″W / 41.875706°N 87.673932°W / 41.875706; -87.673932
Structure type Surface Level
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened June 22, 1958
Rebuilt 1998 (Damen entrance renovated)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Formerly Medical Center (1958–2006)
Passengers (2012) 1,064,597 Increase 7.6% (CTA)
Preceding station   Chicago 'L'   Following station
toward O'Hare
Blue Line
toward Forest Park

Illinois Medical District is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Blue Line's Forest Park branch. Prior to June 25, 2006, the station was known as Medical Center. As the name implies, it primarily serves the Illinois Medical District and Tri-Taylor neighborhood, but is also close to the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks sports teams.

Station layout[edit]

G Ground level Entrance/Exit, station building
Platform level
Southbound Blue Line toward Forest Park (Western)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Blue Line toward O'Hare (Racine)

Bus connections[edit]


  • #7 Harrison
  • #50 Damen
  • #126 Jackson


External links[edit]

Media related to Illinois Medical District (CTA) at Wikimedia Commons

View of the eastbound Eisenhower Expressway from the station.