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Montrose Station
1817 W. Montrose Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613
Station Status:
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On November 26, CTA reopened the Montrose station to customers and temporarily closed the Damen station for up to 12 months. On December 3, the CTA reopened the Addison station and temporarily closed the Irving Park station for up to 12 months. Both Montrose and Addison have been closed to service since December 2, 2006.

Station improvements include the installation of elevators which makes the stations accessible to customers with disabilities. In addition, platforms have been lengthened so longer trains will eventually be able to operate there, stairways have been widened and improvements such as brighter lighting and windbreaks are also part of the upgrades.

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The Renovated Montrose Station
Click image for concept sketch illustrating the renovated Montrose station.
The renovated Montrose 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 Montrose Businesses

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

Montrose Station area businesses
As of
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Francisco complete
Rockwell complete
Western complete
Damen closure
Montrose complete
Irving Park closure
Addison complete
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Southport closure
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Diversey closure
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