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Mid-Rise Apartment
Downtown Evanston, 1500 Chicago Ave | Evanston
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  •  Additional Storage Available
  •  Air Conditioning
  •  Building Laundry Room
  •  Controlled Access
  •  Elevators
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Parking Garage  
  •  Parking Nearby
  •  Pet Friendly
  •  Rooftop Deck
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances

User Rating

7.8
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65 Reviews

About this Location

Whole Foods
7 min walk
UP-N (rail) - 10 min
205 (bus) - 1 min
Centennial Park
10 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby

Pricing 

Studio, 1 Bath
$1,000+
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$1,350+
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
$1,900+
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$2,100+
Contact Management At
224.307.5923
  • Kitchen Details

    • Dishwasher
    • Microwave
  • Living Room Details

    • Building Laundry Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Large Windows
  • Storage Features

    • Additional Storage Available
  • Entertainment

    • Rooftop Deck
  • Sports and Fitness

    • Fitness Center
  • Parking Details

    • Parking Garage 
    • Parking Nearby
  • Pet Terms and Amenities

    •  •  No Pets Allowed
  • Convenience

    • Controlled Access
  • Building Related

    • Elevators
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Overall rating 7.8/10, based on 65 renter reviews

8.2
Location
5.4
Amenities
7.9
Management
8.8
Value
7.6
Social
8.6
Safety
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1500 Chicago Ave reviews and highlights

  • Most units have central heating and the apartments remain fairly warm during the Winter
  • No fancy amenities
  • Apartments facing Chicago Ave. have street noise
  • Very comfortable and clean
  • Large rooms and lots of closet space
  • Located in downtown Evanston and close to grocery stores and restaurants
  • Very good value for the money
  • Laundry room is reasonable
  • Rooftop is great for summer parties
  • Building staff is very attentive
  • Good location and most tenants are Kellogg students
  • Walls are thin and the building is old and a bit outdated
  • Love the natural light through the huge windows
  • Management is very responsive
  • Spacious living room
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Comfortable, central, cost-effective

Tons of space, comfortable, sunny, close to all the downtown Evanston bars and restaurants. The apartment is no frills but maintained very well. Management is much more diligent and responsive than anywhere else I've lived. There's also tons of Kellogg students in the building which is nice. Shuttle stops right outside apartment. Close to both Whole Foods and Trader Joe's/Jewel Osco.

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1500 Chicago Avenue - Great Value

Great value for a 1 bedroom apt with covered parking. Older building, but management is very responsive. Good location in Evanston. Lots of Kellogg students live in the building.

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  • 1 bed / 1 bath
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Great value!

Pros
- 10-15 minute walk to Kellogg
- Very spacious room
- Cheap rent
- Close to laundry place, restaurants, grocery stores (both Whole foods & JewelOsco)
- Lots of Kellogg people here
- Bus stop in front of the building if you have to go to the Chicago campus

Cons
- Unfurnished or have to buy furniture from the previous person
- Very small gym (just a few treadmills)
- Carpet floor
- Sometimes you smell weed in the building, but you can block it off by sealing the vents in your room

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  • Studio / 1 bath
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Great Value

1500 Chicago is a great value - for those more cost-conscious students who want to be close to campus and in the heart of downtown, 1500 Chicago is the best option.

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Great choice

Clean, convenient, nice size for a studio and best value.

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1500 chicago avenue - studio

location
- 15 min walk to campus (could be up to 20min once we move to the new building)
- close to multiple super market and coffee shop

facilities
- have very small gym with a couple of treadmills
- room size is relatively big

overall
- very good value for money, probably one of the cheapest apartment in evanston

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  • Studio / 1 bath
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Good value for money

The building is old and although the maintenance is good, you can see it in the appliances and the bathroom specially. But the rent is affordable, it is well located and management is very responsive.

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  • Studio / 1 bath
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Overall very nice experience

Great location and close to everywhere. Affordable and spacious studio, good for living alone. Housing staff is helpful. Newly added gym is useful. Parking space is always available. Able to sublet during summer or exchange.

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Great value

A very economical choice. It's also much better than I previously thought. The management is very active. We've just got a new gym downstairs, too.

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Good for the price

Although it is not new, and have less amenities compared to newer buildings, 1500 is Good. Location is perfect for me.

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