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Living in Evanston, IL


Situated along the shores of Lake Michigan directly north of Chicago, you’ll find the sought-after suburban community of Evanston. Evanston's providential location beside the lakefront provides its residents with an abundance of opportunities for fun and leisure, such as sandy beaches, boat docks and fishing piers.


For a more commercial setting, there are three distinct shopping areas in Evanston, with the walkable downtown offering the most shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities in the city. Along both Davis St. and Church St., you'll find a selection of luxury condo’s nestled amongst downtown's eclectic mix of independent boutiques and national retailers.


Having recently won an award for being one of the top 10 communities in America, Central Street offers some of most enviable lifestyle amenities in Illinois. Take a stroll along Main Street, and you'll discover a diverse collection of boutique shops and local restaurants, which lead out to the beautiful views of the beachfront.


Residents can enjoy the weather while relaxing in any one of the numerous parks gracing the city. Here popular pastimes include biking, running or walking along paths overlooking stunning views of Lake Michigan. Containing everything from quiet beachfront residences to a vibrant downtown area, Evanston is a wonderful blend of homes and activities.


Voted by TimeOut Magazine as the hottest restaurant scene, Evanston boasts some of the most delicious local eateries in the area. In Downtown Evanston, sidewalk cafes invite the most discerning food connoisseurs to take in the sights and sounds of the community while dining on everything from hot wings to gourmet Italian food.


Having preserved its quiet "small town" feel through the course of its history, Evanston, Illinois real estate is nestled within some of the most desired residential communities offering exquisite displays of private homes. Along with its well-preserved neighborhoods, Evanston offers close proximity to the bustling city of Chicago. Both CTA elevated trains and METRA have multiple stations keeping residents interconnected throughout the community, for an easy commute into the Windy City. Living in Evanston, IL means having it all – the appeal of a suburban lifestyle as well as access to Chicago's world-class amenities.


For history lovers, Evanston is the destination to shop for some of the most exclusive century homes in Illinois. Rows of tree-lined streets with exquisite vintage homes welcome residents and take them back to an era of a time gone by. The picturesque setting surrounding the city has attracted many filmmakers to turn Evanston into a backdrop for their productions. Numerous films, including Sixteen Candles and Cheaper by the Dozen were filmed along its suburban streets.


Among the community's numerous historic districts, you will find the Lakeshore Historic District, which offers some of the most prominent displays of the city’s rich heritage and culture. Stretching from the shores of Lake Michigan to Northwestern University and Chicago Avenue, this area boasts elegance of its grand estates where notable residents throughout history have resided. It is also home to the Evanston History Center, where locals can learn more about the history of their community. In the Main Street area, you’ll find Ridgeville, the oldest community in Evanston.


Historically, academia has been an important facet of Evanston’s community, with the prestigious Northwestern University being the focal point. Offering award winning academic programs encompassing education for all grade levels, coupled with its safe, quiet neighborhoods, Evanston is a preferred destination to raise a family. For one, Evanston Township High School has been ranked among the most challenging schools in the nation. Served by the Evanston Township High School District, residents of both Evanston and Skokie are served with some of the most excellent educational programs in the state. Younger children in the city attend one of the 15 schools in the Evanston-Skokie Community Consolidated School District.


From restored landmark estates nearby Northwestern University to stunning waterfront properties along the coveted Edgemere Court, Evanston real estate offers much to earn your esteem and your respect. Catering to the needs of both families and professionals, Evanston provides for a comfortable lifestyle, just minutes from the city.

 

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