Central Evanston Small Business Spotlight

Central Street Evanston and its namesake east-west boulevard are located in Evanston’s far northside. Acting as a main artery for all local commerce, attractions, and family-friendly activities, this bustling neighborhood is home to a plethora of notable hot spots. Many of Fulton Grace’s employees and agents call Evanston home, thus the Central Evanston strip is among the most visited areas of their neighborhood and ideal for showcasing the very best the neighborhood has to offer. Below are 6 small businesses that Fulton Grace’s Leadership team hand-selected as among their most cherished in this area of Evanston. Read a few of their reasons why along with reviews of the business by visitors.

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Downtown Evanston Small Business Spotlight

Established in 1987, Downtown Evanston is a main attraction and local hub for a myriad of commerce, community attractions, and services. The business district is enveloped by a showcasing of public art, parks, and a lively list of community events welcoming locals and visitors alike. Many of Fulton Grace’s employees and agents call Evanston home, thus the Downtown Evanston strip is among the most visited areas of their neighborhood and certainly a hotspot for grabbing a coffee, celebrating with fine dining, or meeting a date. Below are 5 small businesses that Fulton Grace’s Marketing Department hand-selected as among their most cherished in this area of Evanston. Read a few of their reasons why along with reviews of the business by visitors.

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A Brief History Behind Evanston, Chicago

Evanston is more than a neighborhood, it’s a university town. Situated as part of the North Shore, it’s twelve miles north of downtown with the lake situated to the east and Skokie to the west. North of Evanston is the area of Wilmette, and south is downtown Chicago. Evanston is a very interesting place, as it is home to the world-famous Northwestern University. As a classic ‘college town’ that’s part of one of America’s best cities, Evanston is a diverse and scenic area with many restaurants, beaches, and attractions. We’ll get into the history behind Evanston and Northwestern and how it all fits into Chicago here in the article below.

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Chicago’s North Shore Hot Spot Round-Up

Chicago’s charming North Shore borders Chicago along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. The North Shore consists of the following communities and suburbs: Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Northbrook, Northfield, Prospect Heights, Skokie, Wheeling and last but certainly not least, Winnetka. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway, looking to invest just outside of the city center, or simply want to maximize those longer summer days, we’ve compiled the ultimate list of hot spots for you to go to! 

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Evanston Spotlight

This week, we are taking you to Evanston, a neighborhood in Cook County just 13 miles north of downtown Chicago and to the east of Skokie. Known as the university town on Chicago’s North Shore, Evanston has a lot to offer. Whether you are looking to explore outside of the 77 neighborhoods, coming to study in a world-renowned university or finding a family-home to settle in, this nature filled city suburb has something for everyone. Not to mention, its versatility makes it the perfect place to invest in property.  

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