Laramie (CTA station)

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Laramie
Laramie CTA Green Line Station.jpg
Location 5148 West Lake Street
Chicago, Illinois 60644
Coordinates 41°53′14″N 87°45′18″W / 41.887163°N 87.754986°W / 41.887163; -87.754986
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Line(s)
Platforms 2 Side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened April 29, 1894
Rebuilt 1899, 1996
Previous names 52nd Avenue
Traffic
Passengers (2015) 456,044[1]Decrease 2%
Rank 115 out of 143[a]
Services
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
toward Harlem/Lake
Green Line
Route map
Green Line
west to Harlem/Lake
Laramie Ave.
Green Line
east to Ashland/63rd and Cottage Grove

Laramie is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Green Line and the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. It opened on April 29, 1894 as a terminus of the Lake Street Elevated Railroad. It is the first station above Lake Street as the line follows an elevated embankment to Harlem/Lake.

Bus connections[edit]

CTA

  • 57 Laramie

Notes and references[edit]

Notes[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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monthly Ridership Report – December 2015" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 11, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 

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