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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. 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.

  5. 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

  6. City of Evanston | Home

    Evanston Español; Guaranteed Income Program; LGBTQ; Farmers Market - Outdoor; Housing & Grants Division; Mental Health Resources; New Residents; NU Student Resources; Office of Emergency Management; Parking; Permits & Licenses; Public Access Television; Senior Services; Utilities; Veteran Services; Vital Records; Volunteer; Waste Services ...

  7. 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. [6] 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.

  8. 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 ...

  9. Evanston, Illinois: Refined City Life on Chicago’s North Shore

    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...

  10. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Evanston - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in Evanston, IL - Evanston Attractions Things to Do in Evanston Tours in and around Evanston Book these experiences for a closer look at the region. See all Private Guided Airplane Tour of Chicago Air Tours from $179.00 per adult Private Tour in Spanish of the City of Chicago Architecture Tours from $80.00 per adult 2023 BEST SELLER

  11. Evanston is known for some of its popular attractions, which include: Halim Time & Glass Museum; Grosse Point Lighthouse; Block Museum of Art; Dawes Park; Northwestern University