Roosevelt Station Update . Chicago
I get to Chicago a couple times a year, and during a trip in ’07 I took a picture of the dilapidated and rickety looking structure that serves as Roosevelt Station. The Metra commuter trains make this stop in the south loop, near the Field Museum and the Shedd Aquarium. Oddly there doesn’t seem to be many office buildings nearby, so I wonder how many suburban commuters actually stop here.
I was attending a very serious and educational conference over Memorial Day weekend, and wandered over to see its replacement. Here it is – with a nice long modern looking platform. It appears it’s fairly new with some nearby construction being finished up.
And for comparison – my photo from a year and a half ago:
This station is also located steps from Polish artist Magdalena Abakanowicz’s work titled “Agora”
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