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  2. Evanston, Illinois - Wikipedia,_Illinois

    Evanston (/ ˈ ɛ v ən s t ən / EV-ən-stən) is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States, situated on the North Shore along Lake Michigan. A suburb of Chicago, Evanston is 12 miles (19 km) north of Downtown Chicago, bordered by Chicago to the south, Skokie to the west, Wilmette to the north, and Lake Michigan to the east.

  3. Evanston, IL Map & Directions - MapQuest

    Evanston, Illinois is a suburban municipality in Cook County, Illinois 10 miles north of downtown Chicago, bordering Chicago to the south, Skokie to the west, and Wilmette to the north, with an estimated population of 74,360 as of 2003. It is one of the North Shore communities that adjoin Lake Michigan.

  4. City of Evanston | Home

    Community members are invited to join Evanston Parks & Recreation for a scary good time at the 2023 “Zombie Scramble” on Sat., Oct. 21. Mayor's Awards for the Arts Nominations. Awards will be presented at "A Bright Night for the Arts" on November 15. City Receives Grant to Enhance Urban Forest.

  5. Evanston | Suburbs of Chicago, Home of Northwestern University

    Evanston, city, Cook county, northeastern Illinois, U.S. It lies on Lake Michigan, 13 miles (21 km) north of downtown Chicago. Illinois and later Potawatomi Indians were early inhabitants of the area. French explorers passed through the area in the 17th century and called it Grosse Pointe.

  6. 15 Best Things to Do in Evanston (IL) - The Crazy Tourist

    Categories Illinois (IL) Tags Evanston 15 Best Things to Do in Evanston (IL): Northwestern University; Block Museum of Art; Evanston History Center; Mitchell Museum of the American Indian; Grosse Point Lighthouse; American Toby Jug Museum; Shopping; Halim Time & Glass Museum; Evanston SPACE; Clark Street Beach; Dawes Park; Merrick Rose Garden

  7. Evanston, IL - Encyclopedia of Chicago

    Evanston, IL. Cook County, 12 miles N of the Loop. On the shore of Lake Michigan just north of Chicago, the area that is now Evanston was home to Potawatomis until the 1830s, when they were moved west to Iowa. During the 1840s the area became thinly settled by farmers from upstate New York and elsewhere in the eastern United States and by ...

  8. Evanston, Illinois - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...,_Illinois

    Evanston is a city in Illinois in the United States. It is 12 miles (19 km) north to the center of Chicago, and is a part of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. The mayor of Evanston is Daniel Biss. [3] In March 2021, after Evanston passed a measure offering reparations to black residents over slavery, becoming the first in the United States to do so.

  9. Evanston – Travel guide at Wikivoyage

    Evanston is a city in the North Shore region of Illinois along the shores of Lake Michigan. Evanston has many identities: college town, dining destination, cultural center and gateway to the wealthy North Shore, although the city itself is anything but homogeneous in regards to economic status, culture and race.

  10. Evanston, Illinois: Food, Culture and Beaches on Chicago’s ...

    Home to Northwestern University, the North Shore region is a collective haven for arts and culture. Admire a lighthouse, unique gardens and museums, the scenic stretch of lakefront beaches and lovely historic homes. Beyond its beauty, Evanston’s culinary scene will fill your travel itinerary...

  11. Evanston Tourism: Tripadvisor has 14,171 reviews of Evanston Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Evanston resource.