Willow (CRT station)

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CRT rapid transit
Willow portal 070826.jpg
The former site of the Willow station, now a portal to the State Street Subway
Location 940-44 W. Willow St.
Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°54′52″N 87°39′09″W / 41.9145°N 87.6525°W / 41.9145; -87.6525Coordinates: 41°54′52″N 87°39′09″W / 41.9145°N 87.6525°W / 41.9145; -87.6525
Owned by Chicago Rapid Transit Company
Line(s) North Side Main Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4 tracks (2 express)
Structure type Elevated
Opened 1905
Closed May 17, 1942

Willow was a station on the Chicago Rapid Transit Company's North Side Main Line, which is now part of the Chicago Transit Authority's Brown Line. The station was located at 940-44 W. Willow Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Willow was situated south of Armitage and north of Halsted, which is now closed. Willow opened in 1905 and closed on May 17, 1942, to allow for the construction of a new portal to the State Street Subway.[1]


  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "Willow". Chicago-L.org. Retrieved November 7, 2009.