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Kendall Place in Evanston - Community Resources
 

evanston highlights

 

Schools :
  • Orrington Elementary School
  • Haven Middle School
  • Evanston Township High School
  • Northwestern University
  • Independent/Private Schools also available
Cultural Institutions :
  • Noyes Cultural Art Center
  • Evanston Art Center
  • Evanston History Center
  • Thriving Library system
  • Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
  • Block Museum of Art
  • Next Theater Company
  • Music Institute of Chicago
  • Piven Theatre
  • Numerous additional arts organizations
  • and theater, music, dance venues
Parks/Recreation :
  • Five public swimming beaches on gorgeous
  • Lake Michigan
  • A dog beach
  • Two boat launch facilities
  • Parks
  • Over 300 acres of land, encompassing 97 sites,
  • including: 76 parks, 50 playgrounds and more.
  • Gross Point Lighthouse
  • Community golf course
  • Numerous sport and fitness facilities
  • Miles of hiking, biking and walking trails
  • Ecology Center
Religious :
  • Churches of all denominations
  • Synagogues
  • Baha Temple campus
Shopping/Dining/Entertainment :
  • A lively downtown with a variety of shopping
    outlets for: apparel, jewelry & accessories,
    electronics & music, home furnishings, sportswear &
    equipment, arts & galleries, books & toys,
    gift shops and more.
  • Over 50 restaurants, many top rated, including:
    Oceanique, KOI Fine Asian Cuisine, Pete Miller’s
    Seafood & Prime Steak, Found, Quince Restaurant, and
    more.
  • Minutes to Old Orchard Shopping Center
  • Specialty grocers, food emporiums plus larger chains
    such as Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s
  • A variety of spas, salons and beauty destinations
  • Many festivals, special celebrations and art
    highlights
  • Downtown Evanston Farmers Market open from May to
    November annually
  • Multiple parking garages and street parking
    availability
Additional Location Highlights :
  • 12 miles from downtown Chicago
  • Easy access to Lake Shore Drive and Edens
  • Expressway
  • Excellent public transportation including Pace Buses,
  • Purple Line El, Metra
  • Tree City designation
  • A variety of hotels throughout the Downtown
  • Community centers for children through seniors