47th station (CTA Green Line)

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47th CTA Green Line.jpg
Location 314 East 47th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60653
Coordinates 41°48′34″N 87°37′09″W / 41.80940°N 87.61909°W / 41.80940; -87.61909
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Platforms 2 Side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Connections CTA bus
Structure type Elevated
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Opened August 15, 1892[1]
Rebuilt 1982, 1996
Passengers (2015) 442,804[2]Decrease 3.6%
Rank 117 out of 143[a]
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
South Side Elevated
toward Harlem/Lake
Green Line
Route map
Green Line
north to Harlem/Lake
47th St.
Green Line
south to Ashland/63rd and Cottage Grove

47th is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, located in the Grand Boulevard community area of Chicago, Illinois and serving the Green Line. It is situated at 314 E 47th Street, three blocks east of State Street. It opened on August 15, 1892.

Bus connections[edit]


  • 47 47th
The station in 1973

Notes and references[edit]


  1. ^ Due to possible double-counting of physically-connected stations, the CTA's official 2015 tally of stations was 146, but for ridership purposes reported having only 143 stations.


  1. ^ "More for a Nickel". Chicago Daily Tribune. August 16, 1892. p. 1. 
  2. ^ "Monthly Ridership Report – December 2015" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 11, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 

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