City of Evanston

The City of Evanston is contiguous with the City of Chicago, approximately 13 miles from downtown Chicago. Evanston is a vibrant community of 75,000, diverse by race, age, ethnicity, education, religion and economics. The City is home to Northwestern University, Rotary International’s World Headquarters, two excellent hospitals, numerous cultural organizations and recreational facilities. Evanston’s 75 parks and five beaches along the shore of Lake Michigan are part of the reason so many people choose to make Evanston their home.