Calvary (CRT station)

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Chicago 'L' rapid transit
Location 400 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60202
Coordinates 42°01′30″N 87°40′40″W / 42.0249°N 87.6779°W / 42.0249; -87.6779Coordinates: 42°01′30″N 87°40′40″W / 42.0249°N 87.6779°W / 42.0249; -87.6779
Owned by Chicago Rapid Transit Company
Line(s) Evanston Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Structure type Elevated
Opened May 16, 1908
Closed 1931

Calvary was a station on the Chicago Rapid Transit Company's Evanston Line, now the Chicago Transit Authority's Purple Line. The station was located at 400 N. Chicago Avenue. Calvary opened on May 16, 1908, and closed in 1931; it was replaced by South Boulevard. After its closure, Calvary remained boarded and abandoned for more than six decades before being demolished in February 1995.[1]


  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "Calvary". Retrieved July 29, 2009.