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Mid-Rise Apartment
Downtown Evanston, 1616 Hinman Ave | Evanston
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  •  Air Conditioning  
  •  Building Laundry Room  
  •  Cat friendly
  •  Doorman Building
  •  Elevators
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Pantry Closet
  •  Rooftop Deck
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Surface Parking Lot  
  •  Wall-to-Wall Carpets

User Rating

6.7
Good
6 Reviews

About this Location

Whole Foods Market
6 min walk
UP-N (rail) - 15 min
201/205 (bus) - 4 min
Centennial Park
7 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby

Pricing 

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
$1,750+
3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$2,100+
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  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
  • Entertainment

    •  Rooftop Deck
  • Kitchen

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

    •  Building Laundry Room  
  • Living Room

    •  Air Conditioning  
    •  Wall-to-Wall Carpets
  • Parking & Transportation

    •  Surface Parking Lot  
  • Pet Terms & Amenities

    •  Cat friendly
  • Storage

    •  Pantry Closet
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Overall rating 6.7/10, based on 6 renter reviews

8.2
Location
4.2
Amenities
4.3
Management
8.0
Value
5.8
Social
7.0
Safety
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1616 Hinman Avenue reviews and highlights

  • Older building
  • Great location
  • 11 minute walk to Northwestern's campus
  • Lacking in community amenities
  • Great value for the price you pay
  • Elevators and washing machines break down semi-frequently
  • Close to the Lake and coffee shops/grocery stores
  • Further from downtown
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Okay for the price

Pros:
Apartment is very affordable
Apartment is really clean. Cleaning guy lives in the building and he is on top of his game

Cons:
Apartment is old and desires renovations
Property manager- the guy you call when things are broken is okay. He responds when he wants to. Usually ignores your texts or calls but fixes issues within 48 hrs
Leasing office is literally the worst in the world. Google Ritchie Realty & Management Company. They can be rude, nasty, and incompetent. I only stuck it out because I subleased from previous renters and had to convert apartment to my name.

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  • 2 beds / 2 baths
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Great and affordable Apartment

Apartment is nice, with space except for the kitchen that is small. I would say is one of the most decent prices at evanston. Landlord are ok, the executive at the office are terrible. I have to pay by check.

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  • 2 beds / 2 baths
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Great value

My roommate and I pay less than $1000 to live really close to Whole Foods and the downtown Evanston restaurants. The building doesnt have many amenities, but it is a great price for the size and location.

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Overall great value

Great location, about an 11 minute walk to school. It's also very close to bars and restaurants. The building itself has very little community or amenities, but its a great value for the price you pay. Only big issue I have with it is that you need a landline for the buzzer system to work.

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Some nice perks but poorly maintained

I was looking for a building that had character but learned there is a difference between character or "vintage" and just plain old. I have realized it is a lot in the maintenance. In our building things frequently break down: the elevators, washing machines, and stuff in our apartment. While the management eventually fixes most things, they dont seem to be investing in the place for the long run.
To me, the perks were the price (it is less than many other buildings but still not cheap) and proximity to Northwestern, the Lake, and coffee shops/grocery stores. It is a little further from Downtown Evanston and fast food options so its also a good option if you dont mind eating at home as opposed to picking up Chipotle a lot or whatever.
Overall I am disappointed in the management more than anything. Think the building could be a lot better if they just paid attention to it.

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The Neighborhood

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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
Easy Commute
Great Location
Student Friendly
Social Community
Great Accessibility
Proximity To Amenities
Median rents in Downtown Evanston
Studio
$
1,200
1 Bedroom
$
1,600
2 Bedroom
$
2,500

Getting around Downtown Evanston

UP-N (rail)

15 min

Purple Line (metro)

10 min

201 (bus)

4 min

93 (bus)

12 min

208/213/250 (bus)

12 min

Downtown Evanston Reviews

271 reviews
Very walkable, close to public transit, close to the lake
Close to everything you need!
Close to school and close to restaurants/bars!
Nearby Whole Foods, Whiskey Thief, and other going out establisments
Convenient! 3 minutes walk to Wholefoods (supermarket) and close to restaurants. Less than 20 minutes walk to Global Hub
Very easy to get downtown, great food options
Where all social activity happens.
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