The first suburb north of Chicago, Evanston is a diverse community stretching north from Howard Street and west from Lake Michigan. Evanston is a thriving center for business, culture, recreation and entertainment; and is home to a bustling downtown area, peaceful neighborhoods, beautiful tree-lined streets and relaxing parks.

Evanston is also home to Northwestern University, and offers a variety of education opportunities including a successful public school system. In 1857, the founders of Northwestern, one being John Evans, submitted plans for a city, and the town of Evanston was named.

Today, with a population of more than 75,000, Evanston continues to grow and prosper as a city known for its art, architecture and beautiful lake-front homes. Housing in Evanston ranges from lofts and condo developments, to vintage homes, stately Victorian houses and luxury residences.

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