The map, created by New York City-based artist Jake Berman, shows what the "L" system would've looked like if the discarded "Loop Connector" plan had been approved. The plan, first proposed in the 1970s, called for dismantling the 1.79-mile circuit that forms an actual loop around Downtown and building east-west subway lines.Courtesy of Jake Berman

The ‘L’ Through The Years In Maps, Including The Loop Connector That Never Happened

Artist Jake Berman created four maps to illustrate the train line's past, present and what might've been.

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Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Mayor Lightfoot, With Teachers Still On Strike, To Reveal Wednesday How She Plans To Plug Budget Hole

The big question Lightfoot will answer is how much of the budget deficit will have to be filled with a property tax hike.

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Elizabeth Warren Joins Teachers On Strike In Chicago: ‘Unions Are How We Have Power’

The presidential candidate joined striking teachers in Austin for a rally Tuesday morning.