61st (CTA station)

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Location 316 East 61st Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Line(s) Green Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Structure type Elevated
Opened January 22, 1893
Closed January 9, 1994
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
toward Harlem/Lake
Green Line
Jackson Park
toward University

61st was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's Green Line. The station was located at 316 E. 61st Street in the Washington Park neighborhood of Chicago. 61st was located south of 58th, which opened and closed at the same time as 61st, and north of King Drive. 61st opened on January 22, 1893; The station closed on January 9, 1994, when the entire Green Line closed for a renovation and rehabilitation project, and did not reopen with the rest of the Green Line on May 12, 1996 due to service cuts, The station was later demolished and was located south from the 61st Yard.[1]


  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "61st". Chicago-L.org. Retrieved March 20, 2010.