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Downtown Evanston, 1715 Chicago Ave | Evanston
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  •  Building Laundry Room
  •  Cat friendly
  •  Dog friendly
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Hardwood Floors
  •  Private Balconies
  •  Resident Lounge
  •  Rooftop Deck
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Swimming Pool
  •  Washer/Dryer In Unit

User Rating

7.4
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28 Reviews

About this Location

Whole Foods Market
3 min walk
201 (bus) - 2 min
UP-N (rail) - 12 min
Centennial Park
7 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby

Pricing 
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Studio, 1 Bath
$1,813+
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$2,274+
1 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths
$2,273+
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$2,901+
3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$4,115+
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(872) 704-8022
  • Bedrooms

    •  Walk-in Closets
  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
    •  Smoke-Free Community
  • Convenience

    •  Package Receiving
  • Entertainment

    •  Coffee Bar
    •  Grilling Station
    •  Resident Lounge
    •  Rooftop Deck
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Granite Countertops
    •  Luxury Cabinets
    •  Microwave
    •  Refrigerator
    •  Stainless Steel Appliances
    •  Stove & Oven
  • Laundry

    •  Building Laundry Room
    •  Washer/Dryer In Unit
  • Lease Terms

    •  Application Fee  
    •  Common Amenity Fee  
    •  Minimum Lease Term  
    •  Online Rent Payment
  • Living Room

    •  Air Conditioning
    •  Hardwood Floors
    •  Large Windows
    •  Lots of Sunlight
  • Parking & Transportation

    •  Bike Storage
    •  Free Shuttle Service
    •  Parking Garage  
  • Pet Terms & Amenities

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

    •  24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
    •  Controlled Access
  • Sports & Fitness

    •  Fitness Center
    •  Swimming Pool
  • Storage

    •  Additional Storage Available
  • View

    •  Amazing Views
    •  Private Balconies
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Overall rating 7.4/10, based on 28 renter reviews

9.9
Location
7.5
Amenities
6.7
Management
6.2
Value
6.3
Social
8.9
Safety
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Evanston Place reviews and highlights

  • Best location for Northwestern students
  • Really great building for couples and families
  • Huge balcony on the 6th floor
  • New workout room
  • Management is super helpful
  • Close to downtown
  • Great location - close to the Jake, bars, ands shopping
  • Staff is very responsive to issues
  • Facilities need to be upgraded
  • Sound proofing is not great
  • No air conditioning from mid-September until the end of May
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Good thing: Evanston Place has a good location, which is 12 mins walk to the MFC building. They allow pets(with fees), and they just newly constructed.
Bad thing: The overpriced rent, small gym(couple running machines), prolonged response from the office(bad management). The apartments facing Chicago Ave. is terrible because not much sun received and the extreme noise level (whole night).

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close to campus

biggest advantage is close to campus

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Expensive but close

The location is what convinced us and it has been very practical to be so close to the university, everyday shopping and social gatherings. The renovated apartments are very nice and we have only had minor maintenance issues so far, but do not expect everything to be new. It is expensive, there is no way around that. I look out towards the lake every time I remember how much we are paying to feel better about it.

Bike racks are always crowded and they have not delivered on their promise to remove unused bikes. Cannot talk about the amenities because I have only used the tech room (always freezing).

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Paying for Location--and it's worth it

The convenience cannot be beat: Whole Food across the intersection; less than 15 minute walk to the Hub; three blocks from the L. Is rent a little high for units that don't have in-apartment washer/dryer and minimal amenities beyond the great pooldeck? Yes. But the renovated units are outstanding in fit and finish.

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Great apartment

Me and my wife really enjoy living in Evanston Place, is close to everything: campus, Global Hub (15 min), metra/subway station (8 min), downtown Evanston (5 min), Whole Foods (2 min). Amenities and floor plans are awesome

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Near Campus

Really close to campus, good tech lab for doing HW, close to the lake. Not many other Kellogg students which is a good and bad thing

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Great Building!

Spacious apartment, amenities and location are worth the price!

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Mar 20, 2018
Comment from George , Guest Services Associate at AIMCO at Evanston Place
Thanks for the 10/10! -George
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  • Couple
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  • 1 bed / 1 bath
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Great for Kellogg

The best location close to campus

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Thanks for the high score! -George
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Practical and Basic

Pretty much everything about the apartment has turned out to be adequate for all our needs for a couple with one partner in grad school, no kids, and a dog ($500 deposit and $20/month). The staff is friendly and responsive. The gym is basic hotel style, but nice to have when it's cold. The pool and deck are basic, but have nice views of the Lake. Convenient garage with plenty of space and reserved parking spots for $90/spot. The location is a plus over other options for Kellogg for the price range. It's probably a good five minutes closer to the global hub than some of the other options and just as close to everything downtown. Only downsides are the appliances and kitchen are old and there are a lot of undergrads in the building living outside of a dorm for the first time. Most are respectful and good neighbors, but some are obnoxiously loud and throw parties during the week, smoke weed inside, etc. It's kind of a crap shoot depending on what floor you live on. Below the sixth floor, the halls are one-sided (garage is on the opposite side), so you're chances of a loud hall are less. Above the sixth floor, there are apartments on both sides of the hall.

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Thanks for such a thorough review! -George
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Ok but overpriced.

Location is excellent. Overall the apartment is good, but I think it's overpriced. Common areas are not always clean and management sometimes takes a while to respond/requires a lot of follow up.

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Thanks for your feedback! I'll be sure to send your comments to the team. -George
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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 29 Recs

La Cocinita Restaurant
Soulwich
Buffalo Joe’s
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grocery 1 Rec

Whole Foods Market
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convenience 1 Rec

Walgreens
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fitness 32 Recs

Akemi Fitness Method
Pure Barre
Chicago Northshore Kinetics
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parks 7 Recs

Dawes Park
Merrick Rose Garden
Clark Street Beach
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coffee 15 Recs

Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Patisserie Coralie
Kafein
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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...
Walkable
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Great Location
Student Friendly
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Median rents in Downtown Evanston
Studio
$
1,650
1 Bedroom
$
2,100
2 Bedroom
$
2,150

Getting around Downtown Evanston


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Downtown Evanston Reviews

461 reviews
Downtown is the place to live. You can walk to get groceries, get to campus within 20 minutes walking, even shorter by bus or quickest by bike. Most people live downtown so social activities revolve around apartment hangs/pregames and local bars.
Love the location of E2. While it's not quite in downtown, it's closer to the Hub than downtown and a 5-10 minute walk from any restaurants/bars
This is a prime location - 5 minutes from E2, Optima Horizons, and McManus. Across from the movie theater and Chili's
Easy access to Target, CVS, Coletivo. Also bus stop that goes to school right across the stret!
Everything you need is close by. 2 minute walk to the L and the metra (train to Chicago)
Kellogg students, NU students and some elderly. Few families. Lots of pets.
Evanston is great. The apartment is near Trader Joes, Jewel Osco, Binny's and Whole Foods (5 min walking). Lots of restaurant options nearby as well as anything you'd need for errands (post office, target, gyms, etc).
Perfect for grad school at Northwestern, but otherwise feels a bit suburban without a booming downtown. There are some good food/bar options, but also a handful of abandoned/empty retail locations -- I'm hoping that means new coffee shops/food venues are coming, but it doesn't look like it just yet.

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