The Chicago "L" train provides some of the most unexpected photo locations in the Windy City. At this CTA stop, the late afternoon sun begins to set as it reflects an amber glow along the windows of the city's urban architecture.
CTA ticket: $2.50
Normal lens (55mm)
How to get there
N41° 53' 08.8728"W87° 37' 40.0908"
This image was taken on the platform of the State and Lake CTA stop, which is above N State Street and E Lake Street.
To get this viewpoint, head to the State and Lake train station and enter via the Brown/Green Line entrance. Walk up the steps and enter through the turnstiles. Then, head left on the platform. If you don't already have a train ticket, there are a few ticket machines to purchase a fare.
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