Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Evanston, IL

Evanston, 12 miles north of downtown Chicago is bordered by Chicago to the south, Skokie to the west, and Wilmette to the north. It is one of the affluent North Shore communities that adjoin Lake Michigan and is the home of Northwestern University. Evanston remains an important shopping destination for the north suburbs and North Side of Chicago, with numerous commercial centers throughout the city. Evanston has gained recognition and reputation for efforts related to sustainability, including those by government, citizens, and institutions. In 2015, the city was named the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour Capital after competing against cities including Seattle and Cleveland. The historic Grosse Point Light is located in Evanston.

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