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LaSalle/Van Buren is an 'L' station serving the CTA's Brown, Orange, Pink, and Purple Lines. LaSalle/Van Buren is one of the nine stations on the Loop. The station opened on October 3, 1897. LaSalle Street Station, terminal for Metra's Rock Island District trains, is less than a block from the station.
It was seen in the 1986 film Running Scared with Gregory Hines and Billy Crystal. All of the surroundings including the platforms and the station are still the same now as they were in the movie. It was also a location in one of the final scenes of the 1987 film "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" with Steve Martin and John Candy.
The Chicago Board of Trade Building is one block to the north.
- #22 Clark
- #24 Wentworth
- #36 Broadway
- #130 Museum Campus (Summer Service Only)
- #132 Goose Island Express
Notes and references
- ^ Due to possible double-counting of physically-connected stations, the CTA's official 2014 tally of stations was 145, but for ridership purposes reported having only 143 stations.