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7th Street station (Charlotte)

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Line(s)  Lynx Blue Line
Structure type  At-grade
Opened  28 June 2004
Platforms in use  2
Tracks  2
Bicycle facilities  Racks available
Rebuilt  24 November 2007
7th Street station (Charlotte)
Location  260 East Seventh Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Owned by  Charlotte Area Transit System
Address  Charlotte, NC 28202, United States
Owner  Charlotte Area Transit System
Similar  Charlotte Transportation Center, 3rd Street, East/West Boulevard station, Archdale, Carson

7th Street station is a light rail station for the LYNX Blue Line in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. It is the northern terminus of the Blue Line. The station officially opened for service on Saturday, November 24, 2007, and as part of its opening celebration fares were not collected. Regular service with fare collection commenced on Monday, November 26, 2007.

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In February 2002, CATS announced that the northern terminus of the Blue Line was going to be relocated from 9th Street to its present location along 7th Street The station is located between East 6th Street and East 7th Street just west of North Brevard Street. It has side platforms, which sit on either side of the tracks. This will also mark where the eventual Northeast Line en route to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte will connect with the Blue Line.

Notable places nearby

  • Levine Museum of the New South
  • Discovery Place
  • ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center - a children's library and theatre
  • Main Library of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
  • Hearst Tower
  • 7th Street Public Market
  • Public art

    As part of the CATS Art in Transit program, 7th Street features several pieces intended to provide a better overall aesthetic for the station. The works include bas-reliefs entitled Gingko by Alice Adams, drinking fountain basins designed to look like dogwoods, the North Carolina state flower, by Nancy Blum, river stone benches by Hoss Haley and finishes on the track fencing, shelter windscreens and column cladding featuring a leaf motif of species of tree found in the station by Shaun Cassidy.

    References

    7th Street station (Charlotte) Wikipedia


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