METRA Ogilvie Transit Center
|Official name:||Richard B. Ogilvie Transportation Center|
|Formerly known as||North Western Station|
500 West Madison
Chicago, Illinois 60661
- > The station is named for Richard B. Ogilvie, who helped create the Regional Transportation Authority.<br> > November, 2004 - The <i>Chicago Sun-Times</i> reports a few details of the plans to turn the unused space beneath the Metra viaduct into retail space. It is hoped that the empty space under the tracks can be turned into 120,000 square feet of shops and restaurants.
- September, 2008: After years of delays, onstruction begins on MetraMarket -- a transformation of the space underneath the Ogilvie Transportation Center's tracks into a shopping complex.