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South Shore is a station in located in the median of Exchange Avenue, right after the line curves southeast from 71st Street. The station was rebuilt in 2006 and consists of single high-level island platform for the two-track line that can fit about 5 cars. This platform has exits at both ends; each is accessed through a small enclosed entrance building clad in redbrown walls with windows. The tops of the entrances have decorative dormers with South Shore letting, clearly designed to look like the twin dormers of the nearby former South Shore Country Club (which went bankrupt in 1973) and is now the South Shore Cultural Center, designed in the Mediterranean Revival Style. Each entrance area leads to a short-canopied portion of platform with another canopied section in the middle of the platform. The canopies are all red with red support beams. The middle canopy has windscreened benches for waiting passengers. The southern station house leads to a few steps down to the northern sidewalk of the grade-crossing of 72nd Street. The northern station house has a ramp and staircase that lead down to the grade-crossing of Yates Blvd (as the tracks start curving) where Exchange Avenue ends, with the southbound lanes becoming new southbound lanes of 71st Street.
All Photos: 25 June, 2016

The 72nd Street end of the platform
Stairs only at the 72nd Street entrance
A platform sign
The middle canopy has windscreened benches
Start of the northern platform canopy
Ramp up to the northern platform entrance
Side view of the ramp up to the northern platform entrance at an angle
Looking over to the Yates Blvd entrance at an odd angle
The curve of the tracks from west to southwest, from 71st Street to Exchange Blv
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