For other 'L' stations on the Chicago Transit Authority named Damen, see Damen
Damen is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Blue Line, The station serves the popular and growing Bucktown and Wicker Park neighborhoods. It is the subject of Bert Monroy's famous image Damen. From Damen, trains run at intervals of 2–7 minutes during weekday rush hours, and take 8 minutes to reach the Clark/Lake station in the Loop.
Prior to 1952, the Humboldt Park Branch diverged from the line northwest of this station.
On December 22, 2014, the Damen station reopened after a two-month shutdown for renovations, part of the CTA's $492 million "Your New Blue" project.
- #50 Damen
- #56 Milwaukee
- #72 North Ave.
Notes and references
- ^ 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.