California station (CTA Congress Line)

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Abandoned California Congress Branch Line Station.jpg
Location 430 South California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Coordinates 41°52′31″N 87°41′47″W / 41.8754°N 87.6964°W / 41.8754; -87.6964Coordinates: 41°52′31″N 87°41′47″W / 41.8754°N 87.6964°W / 41.8754; -87.6964
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Line(s) Congress Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Opened June 22, 1958
Closed September 2, 1973
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
Congress Line
toward Desplaines

California is an abandoned rapid transit station in the East Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. The station served the Chicago Transit Authority's Congress Line, which is now part of the Blue Line. California opened on June 22, 1958, and closed on September 2, 1973, as part of a group of budget-related CTA station closings.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "California". Retrieved May 9, 2009. 
  2. ^ Buck, Thomas (September 2, 1973). "CTA Shutting Down 7 Rapid Transit Stations Today". Chicago Tribune. p. 5. 

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