University station (CTA)
University station in June 1992
|Location||1200 East 63rd Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
|Owned by||Chicago Transit Authority|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||April 23, 1893|
|Closed||January 9, 1994|
|Previous names||Lexington Avenue|
University was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's Green Line; The station was located at 1200 E. 63rd Street in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago. University opened on April 23, 1893. From December 12, 1982, until January 9, 1994, University served as the terminal of the Jackson Park Branch. The station closed on January 9, 1994, when the entire Green Line closed for a renovation and rehabilitation project. University did not reopen with the rest of the Green Line on May 12, 1996. University was scheduled to be replaced by a new terminal at Dorchester. Instead the line was cut back to its current terminal at Cottage Grove. The University station was demolished in September 1997 when the City of Chicago demolished the rest of the Jackson Park branch east of Cottage Grove.
- "Run Trains to Madison Avenue". Chicago Daily Tribune. April 23, 1893. p. 2.
- "3 Jackson 'L' stations open again", by R. Bruce Dold (Tribune Transportation Writer); Chicago Tribune, December 13, 1982 (via Chicago "L".org)
- Garfield, Graham. "University". Chicago-L.org. Retrieved April 7, 2010.