One of the more scenic train stations in the city, there's always a multitude of trains passing by at any moment. Grab your camera and get ready to capture the endless opportunities of photographing a different point of view of the arriving and departing trains.
$2.75 CTA fee
Wide-angle lens (16mm)
How to get there
N41° 52' 36.93"W87° 37' 43.8276"
This image was taken on the elevated train station of the Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren stop, looking onto the train's door entrance. To get here, you can either walk or take public transportation.
If you're walking, approach the stairs on W Van Buren and S Dearborn St. They'll lead you up to the train, where you can get this view of the train's doors. Reference the GPS and you'll find the specific spot where I shot this photo.
- Closest station: Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren (Brown, Pink, Orange or Purple Line)
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