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Walking Tour of Evanston lake front

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Evanston Along the LakeThis walk through Evanston's Lakeshore Historic District explores a variety of churches and residences in the town that became Daniel Burnham's "country retreat" and which is still considered one of Chicago's most desirable suburbs.

PRICE: Adults- $15, Members- Free

DURATION: 2 hours

MEET: Raymond Park at Hinman Avenue and Lake Street in Evanston In the 1850's, the founders of Northwestern University organized the village of Evanston along the lakefront just north of Chicago. Join us for a walk through Evanston's beautiful historic Lakeshore District and discover a village green encircled by architecturally-significant churches; learn how architects designed apartment buildings that seamlessly blend with historic single-family homes; and enjoy the stunning mixture of architecture styles from Queen Anne, Italianate, Victorian Gothic, Neoclassical, Tudor to Prairie and Modern.. Explore the town that became Daniel Burnham's "country retreat" and see why the area is still considered one of the most desirable of the Chicago suburbs.

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