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Mid-Rise Condo
Downtown Evanston, 1516 Hinman Ave | Evanston
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  •  Air Conditioning  
  •  Bike Storage
  •  Building Laundry Room  
  •  Controlled Access
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Furnished Units Available
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Minimum Lease Term  
  •  Parking Garage  
  •  Pet Friendly
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Wall-to-Wall Carpets

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7.9
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14 Reviews

About this Location

Whole Foods Market
8 min walk
213 (bus) - 3 min
UP-N (rail) - 12 min
Centennial Park
9 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby

Pricing 

Studio, 1 Bath
$1,440+
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$1,650+
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$2,300+
Schedule Appointment At
(872) 704-8022
  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
    •  Smoke-Free Community
  • Included

    •  Gas Included
    •  Heat Included
    •  Water Included
  • Kitchen

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

    •  Building Laundry Room  
  • Lease Terms

    •  Furnished Units Available
    •  Minimum Lease Term  
  • Living Room

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

    •  Bike Storage
    •  Parking Garage  
  • Security & Maintenance

    •  Controlled Access
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Overall rating 7.9/10, based on 14 renter reviews

8.7
Location
5.6
Amenities
7.6
Management
9.1
Value
5.7
Social
8.9
Safety
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Hinman House reviews and highlights

  • Great landlord and nice neighbors
  • 5 minutes to LA Fitness
  • 10-15 minute walk to campus
  • Great value
  • Near Whole Foods, bars, and restaurants
  • Windows are old and provide poor insulation
  • Next to NU shuttle bus
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Value studio with good location

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Great value

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Great Location

Great location, great space, huge living room and kitchen. Only con is that the building is inhabited mostly by senior citizens who are intolerant to noise and even small gatherings.

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Great value

It's an older building, but has some charm. Quality of the unit will vary a bit based on the individual owner, but all are a decent size. No central air (window units) and baseboard heaters make for challenging temperature regulation, but it's not a huge deal. You can get a large apartment for significantly less than other buildings in Evanston. Parking is included, which is also a plus if you have a car.

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Recommend

Nice building, perfect location, good value for money

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Large, fully furnished bedroom in a quiet building

As a fully furnished apartment, this unit is perfect for one person or a couple who either don't have many belongings, or don't want to bother with moving them. One bedroom with two full bathrooms, the apartment comes with a pull out couch, two love seats, dining room set, every possible kitchen utensil (pots, pans, plates, silverware, etc) you can imagine, large flat screen TV, work desk, printer/fax, etc. Includes stove top, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and access to laundry machines on the first floor. Unit owner is a great guy and accommodating. Great location and a secure building

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"On a Residential Street..."

For the amount of rent I'm paying the apartment more than satisfies my need for space and safety! I live on a beautiful tree-lined block two blocks away from the lake and it's an easy 10 minute walk to campus. Although my building doesn't have any special amenities there's lots of closet space and huge living room!

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Great bang for your buck

Hinman House is definitely an underrated housing option for Kellogg students. Each unit is a little bit different, but I live with a roommate in an updated and super spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment. The first comment visitors make is always about how huge our apartment is; it's definitely the biggest one I've seen in Evanston. Since this is a condo building, it's pretty quiet and well-maintained. There's no doorman, but we have a secured entry (key fob) and an on-site maintenance guy that's pretty responsive. The location is pretty convenient too. We are a 5-10 minute walk away from most bars and restaurants, and about a 12-minute walk (on a beautiful tree-lined street) from the Jake. Another plus is that we were able to sign a 23-month lease at a great price, which is not always the case with some of the other more popular buildings. All in all, it's a great building at a great price with everything you need. No regrets about choosing this place over more expensive buildings with amenities I'd probably be too busy use.
Pros: Huge windows (lots of light); huge floor plan; lots of closet/storage space; close to bars/restaurants; < 10 minute walk to Trader Joes; < 5 minute walk to the lake; garage parking; great value.
Cons: No amenities (i.e. gym, pool, doorman); small community of Kellogg students in building; wall-unit air conditioning (no central a/c); electric stove.

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Good for the price

Enough for the price but doesn't have any amenities

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Huge apartment, good deal, very annoying management

Apartment is huge (everyone is always impressed by the size of our living room and master bedroom). Very good location in downtown Evanston and with the NU Shuttle Bus stop just around the corner. However, the management of the building is very annoying and we had several troubles/difficulties with them regarding move-in fees etc.

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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 30 Recs

La Cocinita Restaurant
Giordano’s
World of Beer
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grocery 2 Recs

Whole Foods Market
Trader Joe’s
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convenience 1 Rec

Walgreens
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fitness 31 Recs

Akemi Fitness Method
Pure Barre
Chicago Northshore Kinetics
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parks 6 Recs

Dawes Park
Merrick Rose Garden
Dog Beach
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coffee 14 Recs

Peet’s Coffee & Tea
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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
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1,650
1 Bedroom
$
2,100
2 Bedroom
$
2,150

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Downtown Evanston Reviews

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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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