Central Park station (CTA)

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Central Park
Central Park Pink.jpg
Location 1915 South Central Park Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60623
Coordinates 41°51′14″N 87°42′53″W / 41.853839°N 87.714842°W / 41.853839; -87.714842
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Structure type Elevated
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Opened December 9, 1951
Rebuilt 1977, 2002–04
Passengers (2015) 425,670[1]Increase 1.9%
Rank 119 out of 143[a]
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
toward 54th/Cermak
Pink Line
toward The Loop
Route map
Pink Line
east to Loop
Central Park Ave.
Millard Ave.
Ogden Ave.
Pink Line
west to 54/Cermak

Central Park is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Pink Line and the North Lawndale neighborhood. The station opened on December 9, 1951, as a replacement for the closed Drake, Lawndale, and Homan stations.

Bus connections[edit]


  • 21 Cermak
  • 82 Kimball/Homan

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. ^ "Monthly Ridership Report – December 2015" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 11, 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016. 

External links[edit]

From the platform