Evanston, 11 miles north of the Loop, is one of the most diverse communities on the North Shore. The community features a lakeside location, convenient shopping and great proximity and access to Chicago.

Evanston residents flock to Lake Michigan and watch the sunrise, spend the day in the parks and wander through the downtown and neighborhood stores.

Evanston has preserved much of its historical charm through such significant buildings as the Gross Point Lighthouse and the Charles Gates Dawes House. The village is home to numerous theater groups, a symphony orchestra, five museums and a number of art galleries and centers. Northwestern University adds to the cultural mix of the community. Evanston boasts 263 acres of parks, five public beaches, five community centers, an educational ecology center, indoor ice rink, a golf course, tennis courts and a wide range of classes and programs.

The Edens Expressway (I-94) is just west of town, and drive time to the Loop is 40 minutes. Three Metra train stations serve Evanston. Commute time to the Loop is 35 minutes local and 21 minutes express.


Population: 74,486

Avg. 2016 Detached Single Family Sales Price: $603,978

Village Hall for more information: 847-328-2100

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Evanston Grosse Point Lighthouse
Fountain Square
Shakespeare Garden
Davis Street Metra
Frances Willard House
Evanston Township High School
Merrick Rose Garden
Church Street Pier
Alice Millar Chapel Interior
Greenwood Beach
Dawes Mansion
Northwestern University Look-out Pier
Women's Club of Evanston Interior
Chase Bank Plaza
South Blvd Beach
Calvary Cemetery
Harley Clarke Mansion
Patriots Park
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