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High-rise Apartment  «  Lincoln Property Company
Downtown Evanston, 1630 Chicago Ave | Evanston
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  •  24-Hour Front Desk
  •  Business Center
  •  Cat friendly
  •  Controlled Access
  •  Dog friendly
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Outdoor Pool  
  •  Parking Garage  
  •  Resident Lounge
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Washer/Dryer In Unit  

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91 Reviews

About this Location

Whole Foods Market
3 min walk
UP-N (rail) - 11 min
213 (bus) - 1 min
Centennial Park
7 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby

Pricing 
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Studio, 1 Bath
$1,621+
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$1,755+
1 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths
$2,460+
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$2,705+
3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths
$5,105+
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(872) 704-8022
  • Bathrooms

    •  Bath Tubs
  • Bedrooms

    •  Walk-in Closets
  • Convenience

    •  Business Center
    •  Conference Room
    •  Dry Cleaning Valet Service
    •  Package Receiving
  • Entertainment

    •  Resident Lounge
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Microwave
    •  Refrigerator
    •  Stove & Oven
  • Laundry

    •  Washer/Dryer In Unit (some units)
  • Lease Terms

    •  Application Fee  
    •  Move-in Fee  
    •  Online Rent Payment
  • Living Room

    •  Air Conditioning
    •  Large Windows
    •  Lots of Sunlight
    •  Wall-to-Wall Carpets
  • Parking & Transportation

    •  Bike Storage
    •  Parking Garage  
  • Pet Terms & Amenities

    •  Cat fee  
    •  Cat friendly
    •  Dog fee  
    •  Dog friendly
    •  Max Pet Weight  
    •  Restricted breeds
  • Security & Maintenance

    •  24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
    •  24-Hour Front Desk
    •  Controlled Access
    •  On-site Maintenance
  • Sports & Fitness

    •  Aerobics & Cardio Room
    •  Fitness Center
    •  Outdoor Pool  
  • Storage

    •  Additional Storage Available
  • View

    •  Amazing Views
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Overall rating 7.1/10, based on 91 renter reviews

9.5
Location
6.8
Amenities
6.0
Management
6.4
Value
6.3
Social
8.6
Safety
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The Park Evanston reviews and highlights

  • Appliances are pretty modern
  • Kitchens and bathrooms are slightly outdated, but the apartments are overall really nice and spacious
  • Tons of natural light
  • Convenient place for Kellogg students
  • Prime location
  • Nice but small gym
  • Good value for the size
  • Nice amenities
  • Clean, safe, with a good gym
  • Building is very safe
  • Two bedroom apartments are a great size for roommates
  • AMAZING view of Lake Michigan
  • Two bedrooms come with a washer and dryer in unit
  • I REALLY like it here
  • Management can be a little inflexible
  • Party rooms, business center, and the conference rooms come in handy
  • Roof deck pool is closed in the winter
  • Staff is very friendly
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Park Evanston

Every unit in the building has been or is in the process of being renovated within the last 1-2 years, so units are very nicely updated and well-appointed. Management is very responsive and friendly. Excellent location to Kellogg, the lake, downtown Evanston, and Whole Foods. Rooftop pool and party room has some of the best views in Evanston.

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If you're trying to live close to campus, this is a good option. Not as nice as the other high rises, but great location.

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Park Evanston

Good space and new finishes. There are several community events in the building

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Park Evanston 1BR

Pros: Beautiful views, on a high floor so lots of light. Receptionist staff are very nice. Extremely good location- my classes were all on south campus and right next to Whole Foods

Cons: Expensive for what you get (appliances weren't new), loud neighbors, construction for SO LONG.

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Solid option for Kellogg students

Moved into one of the renovated units at Park Evanston for my second year at Kellogg. Overall, I've been pleased with the apartment itself and the location of the building. The building has been undergoing construction but with that finishing up in the public areas, the overall living experience should be elevated quite a bit. I find the rent a bit expensive for what it is (10-15% less would be fair) but that's Evanston for you. With new buildings coming online, the rental market should soften in the coming years so hopefully management responds accordingly.

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Overall like living in Park Evanston

There are some apartments that have beautiful views facing the lake! The building is undergoing construction now but the newly renovated units are beautiful! In some of the two bedrooms though, there’s a master bedroom and a significantly smaller room so be prepared to split rent accordingly. Love living next to Whole Foods, minutes to all the other major places people live and a less than 20 minute walk to campus. Management is also receptive to needs.

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Park Evanston - great location, v. bad management

Pro:
- The higher floors have great views if you're facing the lake, generally pretty spacious and lots of closet space
- Maintenance is pretty responsive
- They just spent 3-4 mo renovating so I'm guessing amenities and new apartments will be quite nice

Con:
- Management sucks - very unreasonable at times. They will increase rent by a lot YOY even though we all had to suffer through really bad noise and inconvenience during renovation

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Do Not Recommend

Not recommended. The price is much higher than comparable places in Evanston. The management office is not helpful at all.

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Good Location

Good location, quieter building with Kellogg students

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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 29 Recs

Soulwich
World of Beer
Buffalo Joe’s
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grocery 1 Rec

Whole Foods Market
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convenience 2 Recs

7-Eleven
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fitness 33 Recs

Pure Barre
Akemi Fitness Method
Evanston Athletic Club
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parks 7 Recs

Dawes Park
Merrick Rose Garden
Clark Street Beach
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coffee 15 Recs

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About Downtown Evanston

Since it's home to Northwestern, Downtown Evanston is the most popular residential area for Kellogg students. Most apartment buildings in Downtown Evanston are a 20 minute walk from the Donald P. Jacobs Center, and several public transport options can cut that commute even further. This safe and hig...
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Median rents in Downtown Evanston
Studio
$
1,650
1 Bedroom
$
2,100
2 Bedroom
$
2,150

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Downtown Evanston Reviews

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All in all ideal downtown Evanston location. Very convenient for public transportation to Chicago, next door to local favorite Bennison's (love the late night smell of donuts baking), and walking distance to plenty of bars, restaurants, and stores. Once the Target goes up by Sherman Plaza and we have an alternative to Whole Foods close by this will be perfect.
McManus is located right next to Evanston downtown, so everything (restaurants, bars, groceries) is very close by. It's also right next to Northwestern campus (~15-18 minutes to Kellogg Global Hub by foot), which helps quite a lot, esp. in the winter when you'd want to keep your commute as short as possible.
We are across from the movie theater and Chilis. In our local neighborhood, we have shopping, events, bars, restaurants, and are a close walk for the Tuesday night parties. The Frost Bite stops by our front door, and both Davis Street stations are a block away or less.
I don't think there is any other place to live if you are a Kellogg student. Almost all the students live in this neighborhood, it's where all the restaurants are, and near the University and the train. The only place in Evanston that doesn't feels like a suburb.
Good central location in Evanston
Close to bars and other apartment buildings that other Kellogg students live in
~25 minute walk to the Global Hub
Evanston itself is just a little boring - no night life
Very close to Davis Metra station and Purple Line
The neighborhood is great and it is centrally located. There is grass around for walking dogs and the movie theater and restaurants are close by. It is somewhat far from the new Kellogg building, but most everything is now.
Great, quiet neighbourhood. Lots of students around obviously (mainly grad students in this area).

Pricey, for sure. Not a lot of cheap grocery/food options within walking distance.

The bar scene is mediocre at best.
Most Kellogg students live in downtown Evanston, everything is walking distance, and the building is a block away from the Intercampus bus stop, and 7 min walk distance from Davis station, which is very convenient.

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