Wrightwood (CTA station)

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Wrightwood
CTA rapid transit
Tracks where the wrightwood El used to be.jpeg
Station statistics
Address Wrightwood Street, Lincoln Avenue, and Sheffield Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°55′43″N 87°39′11″W / 41.9287°N 87.6530°W / 41.9287; -87.6530Coordinates: 41°55′43″N 87°39′11″W / 41.9287°N 87.6530°W / 41.9287; -87.6530
Line(s) North Side Main Line
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4 tracks (2 express)
Other information
Opened May 31, 1900
Closed August 1, 1949
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
former location of the station

Wrightwood was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's North Side Main Line, which is now part of the Brown Line. The station was located at Wrightwood Street, Lincoln Avenue, and Sheffield Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Wrightwood was situated south of Diversey and north of Fullerton. Wrightwood opened on May 31, 1900, and closed on August 1, 1949, along with 22 other stations as part of a CTA service revision.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "Wrightwood". Chicago-L.org. Retrieved October 7, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Begin Skip-Stop Runs Monday on North, South 'L'". Chicago Daily Tribune. July 29, 1949. p. A9.