Pershing (CTA station)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
CTA rapid transit
Location Pershing Road and State Street
Chicago, Illinois
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Line(s) South Side Main Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Structure type Elevated
Opened June 6, 1892
Closed August 1, 1949
Rebuilt 1907
Previous names 39th Street

Pershing was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's South Side Elevated Line, which is now part of the Green Line. The station was located at Pershing Road and State Street in the Douglas neighborhood of Chicago.[1] Pershing was situated south of Tech–35th, which is now named 35th–Bronzeville–IIT, and north of Indiana. Pershing opened on June 6, 1892 and closed on August 1, 1949.[2]


  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "Pershing". Retrieved May 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Begin Skip-Stop Runs Monday on North, South 'L'". Chicago Daily Tribune. July 29, 1949. p. A9.