Evanston, IL Homes For Sale

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Evanston, IL Homes For SaleObviously living in the suburbs is much different from living in Chicago. But if you’re one of those home buyers that want the best of both worlds, purchasing homes for sale in Evanston, IL may be the right choice for you. Just a few short miles from Lake Shore Drive and everything great Chicago has to offer, Evanston is a fabulous, mid-sized college town loaded with large, historic homes and terrific condo buildings, new and old.

Downtown Evanston is a Mecca for small boutique shops, restaurants, theatres, and just about everything in between and the tree-lined side streets make Evanston feel like you’re miles and miles away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Chicago. So whether you’re in the market for a vintage condominium or a high-end historic home, Evanston real estate for sale provides a quiet, suburban lifestyle while being located just outside the Chicago city limits. [Read more about the Evanston, IL real estate market]

For more information on homes for sale in Evanston, IL , contact Lori Wyatt, Chicago’s North Shore real estate expert.  

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A Look Back: Evanston, IL History

Northwestern University continues to play a vital role in Illinois' education which enrolls just under 20,000 students each year. Evanston has come a long way since its swampy beginning in the 1840's, since becoming an official township in 1857, this friendly neighborhood is now home to plenty of single-family homes, cottages, and gorgeous multi-unit buildings.  Evanston's estimated population is 74,360.

Public Transportation in Evanston, Illinois

Evanston's growth can be largely attributed to its accessibility to and from Chicago by rail via the Purple Line.  Aside from train and "El"options the city is also served by 6 CTA bus routes, as well as 4 pace bus routes. Over 300 businesses provide an abundance of goods and services for its' residents.  This friendly community also features numerous high-rise offices, residential buildings, 3 traditional low-rise shopping centers, an 18 screen movie theatre and over 85 restaurants!

Something you may not have known about Evanston, IL

In the past, Evanston has provided the backdrop for Hollywood motion pictures such as "Sixteen Candles" and "Home Alone."

Closing Thoughts...

Evanston provides the look and feel of a major city without sacrificing its local personality and friendly suburb appeal. If you can picture yourself in this beautiful city - we want to hear from you today! 

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The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Broker Reciprocity program of Midwest Real Estate Data LLC. Real Estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Chicago's Property Shop are marked with the Broker Reciprocity logo or the Broker Reciprocity thumbnail logo (a little black house) and detailed information about them includes the names of the listing brokers. Some properties which appear for sale on this website may subsequently have sold and may no longer be available. The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Listing information last updated on May 26th, 2017 at 7:53am CDT.