Attractions List of Famous Evanston Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Evanston skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Evanston architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Evanston are included on this list. Information about these Evanston buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Evanston and older historic landmarks.

This list is made up of a variety of buildings, including Evanston Lakeshore Historic District and Evanston Main Post Office.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Evanston?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Evanston. Famous architectural houses within the city of Evanston are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

200 Lee Building at 999 Michigan

City/Town: Evanston, Illinois, USA


A. V. Quinn House

The A.V. Quinn House, also known as Pine Gables, was built in Evanston, Wyoming in 1883. The Victorian style house is a largely unaltered representative of the Queen Anne style in Evanston. The house was built for Anthony V. Quinn, a local banker who arrived in Evanston in the 1870s. Quinn became a prosperous landowner and a politician in the Wyoming Territory. His wife, Mattie, was involved in the Women's Temperance Movement, and is reputed to haunt the house. The house features a prominent two-story oriel window. The front porch was enclosed in the 1930s. Anthony V. Quinn was born in Illinois in 1831, moving to the California gold fields in 1858. Six years later he worked for Sisson and ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Evanston, Wyoming, USA

Style: Victorian architecture

The Andridge Apartments is a historic apartment building located at the intersection of Ridge Avenue and Church Street in Evanston, Illinois. The building was built in 1923 and designed by Robert C. Ostergren. The "S"-shaped building has two courtyards, a front courtyard facing Ridge Avenue and a rear courtyard for units on Church Street. The building was designed in the Tudor Revival style and features regularly spaced bays with gables, limestone trim, and Tudor arches around its entrances. On March 15, 1984, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Evanston, Illinois, USA

Style: Tudor Revival architecture

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Building at 1101-1113 Maple Avenue

City/Town: Evanston, Illinois, USA

Style: Queen Anne Style architecture (Great Britain & Australia)