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Chicago Union Station

See the westbound or the eastbound Route 66 descriptions.

Built in1913-1925
StatusOpen
Visitors welcomePublic
GPS41.878802,-87.635917
LocationChicago
CountyCook
StateIllinois

The current Union Station is still in use for railroad travelers (Amtrak). It was built to replace a prior Union Station (built in 1881). It is located between Adams St. and Jackson Blvd. at Canal St.

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