Damen station (CTA Blue Line)
1558 North Damen Avenue|
Chicago, Illinois 60622
|Owned by||Chicago Transit Authority|
|Platforms||2 Side platforms|
|Bicycle facilities||Yes; Bicycle shed for 50 (2009)|
|Opened||May 6, 1895|
|Previous names||Robey Street|
|Passengers (2017)||2,155,685 3.2% (CTA)|
|Rank||25 out of 143|
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.
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
Notes and references
- "New "L" Road Opens". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 7, 1895. p. 12.
- "Annual Ridership Report – Calendar Year 2017" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority, Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 31, 2018. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
- Humboldt Park Branch (Chicago "L" org)
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-25. Retrieved 2014-12-25.
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