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Susan Dickman


  • Office 773-627-8176
  • Cell 773-627-8176

1128 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL – $2,100,000

  • $2.1M Price
  • 8 Beds
  • Baths
  • 8,100 Sqft
  • $2.1M Price
  • 8 Beds
  • Baths
  • 8,100 Sqft

1128 Ridge Avenue

Rew House. Built in 1898 by Wm. Carbys Zimmerman and remodeled by Perkins Chatten and Hammond in 1927 this stately home on 2/3 of an acre in central Evanston has been thoughtfully updated while keeping historic details intact. Sunny, gracious room sizes and volume ceilings throughout all 3 levels- NOT your typical historic property that gets smaller as you go up. Enter the grand hall with hand cut marble mosaic floors, stunning curved 3 storey staircase and barrel vaulted ceiling. 4 9 ft pocket doors lead to the airy, bright living, dining and family rooms. Just off the south facing dining room (which easily seats 24 for family gatherings) and family room is the all season sun room with east, south and west exposures and access to the south deck. The first floor boasts 4 working fireplaces- 2 wb and 2 gas for ease of use. Full kitchen with ss appliances and butler's pantry, 2 dishwashers and double wall ovens make entertaining a breeze. Large mudroom right next to the back door for all your sporting goods. Second floor master suite with dressing room, separate walk in closet and romantic wb fireplace. New 2 room master bath with floor warming system, separate soaking tub and steam shower. 3 family beds across the wide hall. 2nd floor laundry! Private 2 guest beds + full bath. 3rd floor game room, 3 additional beds/ bonus rooms, full bath and large hall. Kick a football in the 300 foot deep yard! Property also includes 3 bed/ 2 bath rentable coach house with workshop and parking for 3 cars- see agent for rent details. Large circular drive with space for 6+ cars ensures parking for guests. New 400 amp electric service in 2007, new boiler 2010, coach house boiler 2011, chimneys lined and fans installed 2007, main house and coach house both tuckpointed 2010, new zoned spacepak a/c in 2012, new roofs in 2016, 2 new ac condensers 2019. In ground sprinkler system. Landmarked property in the Ridge Historic District with Preservation Easement held by Landmarks IL- see agent for details. Agent owned.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10536677
  • Price$2,100,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Bathrooms4.50
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage8,100
  • Acres0.00
  • Year Built1898
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleGeorgian
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address1128 Ridge Avenue
  • AreaEvanston
  • CityEvanston
  • CountyCook
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60202


  • Parking Spaces9
  • ParkingDriveway
  • # of Garages3


Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Heated


  • HeatingHot Water/Steam, Radiators
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementUnfinished
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces9
  • StoriesD

Interior Features

Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s), Built-in Features


Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Cooktop, Refrigerator-Bar, Oven/Built-in, Other


Central Air, Zoned, Space Pac, Other


Wood Burning, Gas Logs, Decorative Only, Includes Accessories, Portable/Ventless


  • ExteriorBrick
  • Exterior FeaturesBalcony, Deck
  • Lot DescriptionFenced Yard, Mature Trees


Asphalt/Glass (Shingles), Slate, Tile

School Information

  • ElementaryWashington Elementary School
  • MiddleHaven Middle School
  • HighEvanston Twp High School

Listing Details

  • OfficeBaird & Warner
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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2019 at 9:06pm CST.