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Damen Station
4643-47 N. Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Station Status:


The Damen station reopened on the morning of Friday,
December 19, 2008.

The renovated stationhouse, situated in the same location at
4643-47 N. Damen Ave., is accessible to customers with disabilities with the addition of elevators—bringing the total of accessible CTA rail stations to 87 out of 144. 

In addition to new elevators, the CTA also reconfigured the platforms to accommodate eight-car trains which allow more customers to board.  Other amenities include accessible turnstiles, brighter lighting, new signs - including Braille signs - and a bike rack. 

Damen is the fourteenth station of 18 stations included in the Brown Line capacity expansion project. To date, work also has been completed at Kimball, Kedzie, Rockwell, Francisco, Western, Montrose, Irving Park, Addison, Southport, Diversey, Armitage, Sedgwick and Chicago.

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The Renovated Damen Station
Click image for concept sketch illustrating the renovated Damen station.
The renovated Damen station benefits all Brown Line customers with:
Longer platforms that accommodate longer trains
Eight-car trains (two additional cars) means more customers can board.
Accessibility for everyone
Elevators and accessible turnstiles meet Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.
Modern and convenient features
Wider stairways to improve platform access, more turnstiles to ease congestion and additional exits/entrances to improve the flow of customer traffic.

Support Damen Businesses

Your favorite neighborhood businesses will remain open during any temporary closures of the Damen station. It’s important to support these businesses during construction periods.

Damen Station area businesses
As of
kimball brownline complete
kedzie brownline complete
Francisco complete
Rockwell complete
Western complete
Damen closure
Montrose complete
Irving Park closure
Addison complete
Paulina paulina status
Southport closure
belmont belmont status
Wellington blank
Diversey closure
Fullerton blank
Armitage blank
sedgwick complete
Chicago blank
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