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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With High Lake Levels Forecast For Winter, Use ‘Caution’ Along Lakefront, City Says

Crews on Monday began emergency work to fortify the lakefront ahead of winter.

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Would Music Venue Cause Displacement Or Be A Boon To Logan Square/Hermosa? Neighbors Divided Over Proposal

At a community meeting held Saturday, about 55 percent of neighbors voted "yes" and about 45 percent voted "no."

‘Fargo’ Shoot Makes Uptown Look Like 1950s Kansas City

Filming for the show closed a number of streets and rerouted buses near Broadway and Lawrence Monday.