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Evanston History Center

225 Greenwood St., Evanston, IL 60201 Visit Map
(847) 475-3410

Housed in the gracious historic mansion of former U.S. Vice President Charles Gates Dawes, this stunning chateau overlooks Lake Michigan. Any event held here becomes a truly memorable and unique experience. The house makes a wonderful venue for holiday parties and is decorated for the holidays. Many dates are still available. Accommodating 150+ guests with passed food or buffet style. The capacity for seated dining is 70.
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June

Evanston History Center Tour - Prairie School Walking Tour

June 4, 2022
The first Prairie School tour will take place in the south-central area of the Lakesh... MORE
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June

Evanston History Center Tour - Architectural Evanston (EHC)

June 18, 2022
Trace the growth of Evanston through its architecture, from early Greek Revival farmh... MORE
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July

Evanston History Center Tour - Historic Apartment Buildings

July 9, 2022
This tour through southeast Evanston will explore how different architectural styles ... MORE
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Aug

Evanston History Center Tour - Prairie School # 2-North Evanston

August 6, 2022
Beginning in the park across from Dwight Perkins’ own home and Robert Spencer&r... MORE
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July

Evanston History Center Tour - Burnham in Evanston

July 23, 2022 - August 20, 2022
Daniel Burnham, Chicago’s most well-known architect, chose to live in what he c... MORE
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Sep

Evanston History Center Tour - Evanston's Lakefront and Landscape

September 3, 2022
Stroll along Evanston’s lakefront and explore how the natural environment of Ev... MORE
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Sep

Evanston History Center Tour - Evanston Women's History

September 17, 2022
Discover why so many Evanston women became leaders in the fight for women’s rig... MORE
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Oct

Evanston History Center Tour - Prairie School # 3 - Ridge Historic Disctrict

October 1, 2022
The Ridge Historic District contains a rich concentration of Prairie School designs, ... MORE
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Oct

Evanston History Center Tour - Downtown Evanston

October 15, 2022
Evanston’s Fountain Square was planned as the central commercial district. Disc... MORE


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