618 Hinman is a 3-story, 25-unit vintage apartment building at 618 Hinman Ave in Evanston. It was built in 1915.
618 Hinman has a mix of 1- and 2-bedroom, 1-bath apartments. Floor plans are available online.
The apartments have hardwood floors, crown moldings and ceiling fans. Some of the apartments have sun rooms and decorative fireplaces flanked by built-in bookcases.
Kitchens have been updated and include dishwashers and gas ranges. Some of the apartments have space for an eat-in area in the kitchen.
The apartments have good separation between the public living area and the bedrooms. One of the floor plans has a formal dining room that works well as a family / TV room.
The apartments have radiator heat.
Amenities, services, policies
Like almost all vintage buildings, 618 Hinman has limited common-area amenities.
618 Hinman has a spacious rear yard shared by the apartments. The building has a laundry room, a bike room and resident storage lockers.
Cats are accepted; dogs aren’t. There is no on-site parking, but street parking is typically available.
618 Hinman is near the southern border of Evanston on tree-lined, Hinman Ave. The predominantly residential location is close to public transportation but blocks from shopping and restaurants.
618 Hinman is about a mile-and-a-half south of the Northwestern University campus.
Shopping. 618 Hinman has comparatively poor proximity to grocery shopping.
There’s a new Walgreens on Chicago Ave, a block from the building.
The upscale Westfield Old Orchard shopping center, anchored by Macy’s, Bloomingdales and Nordstrom, is accessible by a bus route that stops a block from the building.
Dining, nightlife, entertainment. Residents of 618 Hinman have a few blocks’ hike to nearby dining and entertainment venues.
The Firehouse Grill, a block north on Chicago Ave, is the neighborhood go-to spot for burgers and a lot more.
The Lucky Platter, on Main St, draws a crowd for comfort food and a great weekend brunch.
Piccolo Theatre seats 50 for comedy plays at a space in the Main Street Metra Station.
Parks, recreation. The location does not have convenient access to public parks and outdoor recreation areas.
Evanston’s public beaches are about half a mile east of the building.
Transportation. Residents of 618 Hinman have good access to public transportation.
The CTA Purple Line stop at South Blvd is a block away from 618 Hinman.
Metra’s North Line stop at Main St is two blocks north.
All of Evanston has relatively inconvenient access to Chicago’s airports and to I-90/94 and the expressway grid.
You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s at-a-glance list of Evanston apartments.
Rentals are typically available in a number of nearby condo buildings, sometimes at lower rents than in the managed apartment buildings.
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