Norwood Park (Metra station)

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Norwood Park
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Norwood Park Metra Station
Station statistics
Address 6088 North Northwest Highway
Norwood Park, Chicago, Illinois 60631
Coordinates 41°59′30″N 87°47′56″W / 41.9918°N 87.7989°W / 41.9918; -87.7989Coordinates: 41°59′30″N 87°47′56″W / 41.9918°N 87.7989°W / 41.9918; -87.7989
Line(s)
Connections Local Transit CTA Buses
Platforms 1 Side platform
1 island platform
Tracks 3
Parking Street-side
Other information
Opened 1907
Rebuilt 1999
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Metra
Fare zone C
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Harvard or McHenry
Union Pacific Northwest
toward Ogilvie
Chicago and North Western Railroad Depot(a.k.a.; Norwood Park Railroad Depot)
Norwood Park (Metra station) is located in Illinois
Norwood Park (Metra station)
Location Chicago, Illinois, USA
Coordinates 41°59′30″N 87°47′56″W / 41.9918°N 87.7989°W / 41.9918; -87.7989
Built 1907
Architect Charles Sumner Frost & Alfred Hoyt Granger
Architectural style Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Bungalow/Craftsman
NRHP Reference # 01000081
Added to NRHP 2001

Norwood Park Station is a historic commuter railroad station along the Union Pacific/Northwest Line in the Norwood Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is officially located on 6088 North Northwest Highway, but also runs parallel to Avondale Avenue near Raven Street. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Norwood Park is in zone C.

Norwood Park station originally was built as the Chicago and North Western Railroad Depot in 1907. As shown on Metra's official website, the station house looks like a private residential home. In fact, the station itself is privately owned, which is one reason it opens at 5:00 A.M. and has no specific closing time.[1]

The Norwood Park Chamber of Commerce & Industry carried out a major renovation project of the station in 1999.[2] In 2001, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3] The Norwood Park Station now houses the Northwest Cafe, a locally owned cafe.[4][5][6]

Chicago Transit Authority bus connections[edit]

  • #68 Northwest Highway

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