Located just north of Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan, Evanston is a natural beauty.
Its historic homes, tree-lined streets and sprawling beaches may be the first things that catch your eye, but there’s lots more to love here.
Evanston is also a bit of an overachiever. Home to world-class Northwestern University, residents have plenty to cheer about – from watching Big Ten sports and enjoying cultural events to exploring academic pursuits.
The thriving downtown district in Evanston includes businesses, boutiques, galleries, theaters and restaurants that attract city dwellers and neighboring suburbanites alike.
Love the outdoors? You’ll enjoy Evanston’s jogging trails, bicycle paths, parks and public swimming beaches.
Evanston has a number of distinct neighborhoods with a range of housing options -- from stately historic mansions along the lakefront and well-maintained single-family homes on tree-lined streets to contemporary townhomes and new construction high-rises just a short walk to shops and restaurants. Prices range from $100,000 to well over $1 million.
Residents have several convenient options to commute to downtown Chicago including CTA buses, the L’s Purple Line and Metra commuter trains.