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A Transit Legacy: Exploring the Historic Loop Elevated

When the Loop Elevated was built in the 1890s, Chicago’s public transportation options consisted primarily of horse drawn cars and cable cars. The introduction of elevated rail lines brought innovative new technologies to the city in an era where the marvels of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition were still a fresh memory. Join us in this notable year, 2017, as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of CTA’s and the 125th anniversary of rail transit in Chicago. We’ll visit a historical continuum of evolving stations including the historic Quincy station, currently under construction to become ADA compliant, and the Loop’s newest station, Washington/Wabash.

Mode: Walking