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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Army Of Lawyers Will Be Watching 25th Ward Polling Places On Election Day In Response To Vote Buying, Fraud Allegations

In February, some fourth precinct voters said they were given $20 gift cards in exchange for a vote for candidate Byron Sigcho Lopez.

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Belmont-Cragin Elementary School Is Getting A New $44 Million State-Of-The-Art Building

Belmont Cragin is home to the fastest growing Latino population in the state, according to a local nonprofit.