CTA - Harrison

608 S State St (at E Harrison St), Chicago, IL 60605, United States
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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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  • Alex T.

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

    Alex Taraszewski · September 9, 2010
  • @jayelarex

    Walk towards the light.

    @jayelarex · November 8, 2011
  • Brett H.

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

    Brett Hoover · 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 Weinberg · 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 Helbig · 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 Eytch · 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 Taala · October 31, 2012
  • Barbara I.

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

    Barbara Iverson · 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 Fielder · June 28, 2013
  • Chutima N.

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

    Chutima Nakwarin · October 20, 2010
  • David T.

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

    David Tamburo · April 14, 2010
  • Joshua Z.

    Home to the lake shore

    Joshua Zolecki · February 10, 2010
  • Chelsea P.

    Polk St. entrance has been updated and remodeled as of July 2014. It now has a Ventra machine and you can reload or buy a pass without having to walk down the block to the other entrance.

    Chelsea Peterson · August 6, 2014
  • Emily C.

    Be prepared to get hit on by so bums.

    Emily Clift · 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 Wiltgen · November 30, 2012
  • Benjamin C.

    Watch out for the hipsters.

    Benjamin Cohen · August 12, 2012
  • Brady D.

    sooooo scary

    Brady Dougan · May 22, 2012