North Belmont Red-Purple Reconstruction Information

The CTA will begin reconstruction of the Red and Purple Line track structures between W Cornelia and W Belmont soon. Click to register for the virtual public meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 8. bit.ly/3cDKSUY #CTARPM

The CTA will soon begin completely rebuilding the track structures between W Cornelia and W Belmont, replacing them with brand new structures as part of the RPM project. Residents can expect lighted underpasses, attractive designs, and reduced train noise when the project is completed in 2024. And CTA customers can expect more reliable and comfortable rides!

Join the virtual public meeting on Wednesday, December 8 to learn more. Register here: bit.ly/3cDKSUY

Watch: CTA Moves 1,000-Ton Historic Building 30 Feet

If you thought your last move was a hassle, CTA has got you beat: The agency just relocated an entire building.

For 127 years, the Vautravers Building stood at 947 W. Newport Ave. in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. It now sits roughly 30 feet to the west and 10 feet to the south after a two-day herculean effort this week to slide the 1,000-ton structure out of the way of the CTA Red and Purple Line tracks. 

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Southport CTA Plaza

📷 @garythegreengorilla
Loved the framing here.
#chicago #mychicago #mychicagopix #choosechicago #chicagopix #chicagoland #chicity_shots #chicity #cta #chicagotransitauthority #cityshots #chicityshots #mycity #symmetry #shadows #cmyk #history #himom #hottubtime (at CTA – Southport)
https://www.instagram.com/p/B04il_Eh0VC/?igshid=g6f952ws3ccq

It’s about to get cold again 🥶📷 @jillthegrilledcheesesandwich
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hopefully this was the last of the snowy tracks. #readyforspring #sunset #snowytraintracks #southport #chicago #cta #thel #loopbound #ctabrownline #chicagogram (at Southport station)
https://www.instagram.com/p/BwDsjfQHN6U/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1x0m6gkiaxxfa

Friday feels 🍁🍂📷 @jasondb1979

Friday feels 🍁🍂📷 @jasondb1979
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#sunset #chicagosunsets #sunsets #clouds #chicago #chitown #southport #southportchicago #lakeview #lakeviewchicago #southportcorridor #ctabrownline #cta #eltrain #theel #theeltrain #eltraintracks #traintracks (at Southport Cta Brown Line)
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo1_4Cbgc6v/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1xiqp5lkn28

Southport CTA Stop in the Winter

😱😱😱📷 @jillthegrilledcheesesandwich
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in january i found this exciting. #comeonmothernature #snowysunday #chicagogram #chicago #southportcorridor #ctabrownline #cta (at Southport Brown Line CTA)

The Bankes Coffee Building in Lakeview discovered

📷 @chicago.jpg
when we destroy to build anew, we uncover things the past has forgotten. bankes coffee advertisement uncovered as part of the LP demolition for the new CTA flyover. (at Wrigleyville)

Southport’s CTA

Smunday – when Sunday starts feeling like Monday 😬📷 @caitlinrboylan
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#Chicago #sunrise. Night’s escaping and going on the lamb for a bit. .
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#dawn #cta #southportcorridor #morning #sunup #winter #midwest #traintracks #sunrise_and_sunsets #chicagoland #chicagogram #chicagogrammers #vista #cloudmountain #nosleep #neversleep #awake #wideawake #sotired (at Southport Brown Line CTA)

📷 @jasondb1979
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Snow on the tracks. #snow #ctabrownline #cta #southportcorridor #southport #chicago #chitown #lakeview #lakeviewchicago #train #theelchicago #cold #snowfall #winter #winterinchicago #february #februaryinchicago #freezing (at Southport Corridor News and Events – Chicago, Illinois)

CTA Holiday Train

🎅🏻🎅🏻🎅🏻📷 @jasondb1979
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When #Santa waves at you 🤗 🎅🏻 👋🏻 🎅🏻 #ctaholidaytrain #holidaytrain #santaclaus #cta #holidays #christmas #holidaysinchicago #chicago #chicagotransit #reindeer #elves #chitown #chicagoholidaytrain (at Southport Corridor News and Events – Chicago, Illinois)

📷 @michael_deangelo_aguilar
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@sentrock hittin’ em with that Southport Style. #chicago #Illinois #lakeview #lakeviewchamberofcommerce #lowlinemarket #interactiveart #installation #cta #brownline #southport #plaza #octopusgraveyard #Sentrock #love #home #birdmask #hooddreams #urbanart #streetart #publicart #art #panels #southportstyle (at Southport Corridor News and Events – Chicago, Illinois)

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