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Evanston and Chicago

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There’s a lot to see and do in Evanston and Chicago.

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Most of our students venture into Chicago frequently. It's just a quick El or train ride to world-class museums, concert halls, comedy clubs, stadiums and restaurants. 

To see our students' favorite spots, click one of the map's pins, which are spread throughout the city's many neighborhoods. 


Wondering where you'll take a jog, grab a bite or study? Use the map to explore some of the most popular spots in Evanston and on campus, according to undergraduates.

To learn more, click a pin on the map. 

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