Granville station (CTA)
|Location||1119 West Granville Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60660
|Owned by||Chicago Transit Authority|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||May 16, 1908|
|Rebuilt||1921, 1980, 2012|
|Previous names||North Edgewater|
|Passengers (2015)||1,405,376 1%|
|Rank||51 out of 143[a]|
Granville is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line, part of the Chicago 'L' rapid transit system. It is located at 1119 West Granville Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. It is in the Edgewater neighborhood, close to the Rogers Park border. From Granville, trains take 36 minutes to reach the Chicago Loop.
Granville Station was opened as North Edgewater in 1908. The station was rebuilt in 1921, and the name was changed to Granville. The current station dates to 1980 when an escalator and elevator were added.
As part of an $86 million rehabilitation project on the Red Line, the Granville station closed on June 1, 2012 for renovation. The project lasted approximately one month. Other north side stations were renovated following Granville's completion. The Granville station reopened at 10 p.m. on July 13, 2012.
- 36 Broadway
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.
- "Annual Ridership Report – 2015" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 13, 2016. Retrieved May 29, 2016.
- "Loyola University Chicago Unveils New Granville Police Office" (Press release). Loyola University. 2006-03-31. Retrieved 2008-08-14.
- "CTA to close seven North Side Red Line stops for repairs". Chicago Sun-Times. 2012-04-27.
- "Granville". Chicago Transit Authority. Retrieved 2012-04-30.
Media related to Granville (CTA) at Wikimedia Commons
- Granville Station Page at Chicago-'L'.org
- Train schedule (PDF) at CTA official site
- Granville Station Page CTA official site
- Granville Avenue entrance from Google Maps Street View
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