Located 12 miles north of Chicago in Cook County, Evanston offers a beautiful natural setting on Lake Michigan complete with expansive parks, historic architecture and the world-renowned Northwestern University campus. With bustling business districts, arts and culture, and easy access to Chicago, Evanston boasts the conveniences of city living in a suburban environment.
Evanston real estate offers everything from contemporary new construction high-rises to well-maintained single-family homes and townhomes to historic lakefront mansions. The town is comprised of a number of distinct neighborhoods -- many within walking distance to Evanston's thriving commercial areas. Pricing ranges from under $100,000 to well over $1 million.
Evanston's downtown district includes hundreds of businesses ranging from boutiques, bookstores, and galleries to theaters and restaurants. Outdoor recreation includes beaches, parks, jogging trails and bicycle paths. Northwestern University offers residents access to a full slate of Big Ten sports as well as cultural events and academic pursuits. Transportation is convenient for residents and visitors thanks to the Edens Expressway, three Metra stations, and the CTA Purple Line.