CTA - Harrison

608 S State St (at E Harrison St), Chicago, IL 60605
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The Harrison station opened on October 17, 1943, as part of the State Street Subway. Harrison received a new escalator in 2004. On February 9, 2009, a new auxiliary entrance at Polk street was opened due to an increase of both business and residents living in the South Loop neighbo... (See all)


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  • "Dont exit polk street at night. Be aware of surroundings. Ride..." (2 tips)
  • "... if alone. Dont flash nice things. It gets nicer northbound. Gets shittier..." (2 tips)
  • "... to be closest to the exits." (3 tips)
  • Alex T.

    Don't ride after 4am..sh!t gets weird.

    Alex T. · September 9, 2010
  • @jayelarex

    Walk towards the light.

    @jayelarex · November 8, 2011
  • Brett H.

    It's a pretty crappy station lets be honest...

    Brett H. · February 12, 2012
  • Jason W.

    When you get on the train to get here, go in the very first or the very last car to be closest to the exits.

    Jason W. · May 12, 2010
  • Matt H.

    Sketchy as hell. Some guy tried to steal my phone leaving the platform. I would be aware of your surroundings and not flash any nice things.

    Matt H. · November 13, 2010
  • Katie E.

    To Columbia students in particular, this stop at Polk is usually where muggings happen. If you live off this stop, exit on Harrison street.

    Katie E. · September 9, 2011
  • Jonathan Andrew T.

    Dont exit polk street at night. Be aware of surroundings. Ride first car if alone. Dont flash nice things. It gets nicer northbound. Gets shittier southbound

    Jonathan Andrew T. · October 31, 2012
  • Barbara I.

    You should have seen this stop in 1989. It is pretty safe now

    Barbara I. · February 20, 2012
  • Roosevelt Collection

    Avoid the cold as long as possible by walking south on the platform to access Polk Street!

    Roosevelt Collection · December 9, 2011
  • Wrigley F.

    There's a Divvy Bikes bike-sharing station here on State St. in front of Jones College Prep School .

    Wrigley F. · June 28, 2013
  • Chutima N.

    After Jackson, new atmospher here. Pls don't scare, this is "My Kind of Town"

    Chutima N. · October 20, 2010
  • David T.

    Don't ride the train with the crazy bag lady.

    David T. · April 14, 2010
  • Joshua Z.

    Home to the lake shore

    Joshua Z. · February 10, 2010
  • Emily C.

    Be prepared to get hit on by so bums.

    Emily C. · February 27, 2013
  • Steve K.

    Freshly painted tunnel and lots of new lights. Nice and bright

    Steve K. · February 26, 2013
  • Lauren W.

    Be careful after dark. Can get rather strange

    Lauren W. · November 30, 2012
  • Benjamin C.

    Watch out for the hipsters.

    Benjamin C. · August 12, 2012
  • Brady D.

    sooooo scary

    Brady D. · May 22, 2012

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