• SOM and TranSystems Redesign Chicago's Oldest Elevated Rail Station

    7 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Courtesy of Skidmore Owings & Merrill
    Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and TranSystems are redesigning one of Chicago busiest and oldest elevated rail networks. The Chicago State/Lake Station's new design offers improved accessibility, safety, and comfort to all passengers, and respects the surrounding historic fabric of the downtown area. The proposed design includes wider platforms, a hovering glass canopy, a new fly-over connection bridge, elevators, and street level enhancements.
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