Dearborn/Van Buren (CTA station)

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Dearborn/Van Buren
CTA rapid transit
19680721 02 CTA Loop L Dearborn & Van Buren.jpg
The closed Dearborn/Van Buren station in 1968
Location Dearborn Street and Van Buren Street
Chicago, Illinois
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Line(s) The Loop
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Structure type Elevated
Opened October 3, 1897
Closed 1949

Dearborn/Van Buren was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's Loop. The station was located at Dearborn Street and Van Buren Street in downtown Chicago. Dearborn/Van Buren opened on October 3, 1897 and closed in 1949. The closed station was severely damaged by an explosion in 1968, and the station houses were removed in 1971, the rest of the station was demolished in 1975.[1]

The Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren station now occupies the former Dearborn/Van Buren area.

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  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "Dearborn/Van Buren". Retrieved August 1, 2010.