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Walk Score of Evanston, IL

Evanston is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Merrick Rose Garden

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Raymond Park

Evanston has an average Walk Score of 75 with 74,486 residents.

Evanston has good public transportation.

Find apartments in Evanston's most walkable ZIP codes: 60201 and 60202.

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1 60201 76 - - 43,079
2 60202 73 - - 31,527

Eating & Drinking

There are about 280 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Evanston.

People in Evanston can walk to an average of 5 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Downtown EvanstonThis is the view a little west of the Downtown Evanston office looking north from American Apparel toward Urban Outfitters, Bravo's outdoor plaza seating, and the marquee for the 12 screen Century Theatre!

Sara J. McMurray
on Downtown Evanston

Transit Score of Evanston, IL

Evanston has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Evanston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Evanston has good public transportation and about 10 bus, 1 rail and 1 subway lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Evanston on public transit.

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Evanston has about 22 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, I-GO and Getaround.

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Raymond Park

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Dawes Park

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Ryan Field

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Fountain Square

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Ladd Arboretum

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Robert Crown Center

thumbnail for Fountain SquareFountain Square shows Northwestern Pride during "Paint Evanston Purple" Week

City of Evanston
on Fountain Square

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Dempster Street Sailing Beach, Evanston, IL

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Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center

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Grosse Point Lighthouse

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Downtown Evanston

thumbnail for Dempster Street Sailing Beach, Evanston, ILYou can rent sailboats, paddleboards and kayaks by the hour or the day, or you can pay for a seasonal rack and locker and store your boat here to use any time you like!

Sara J. McMurray
on Dempster Street Sailing Beach, Evanston, IL

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Evanston Art Center

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Evanston History Center

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Chiaravalle School

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