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921 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL – $1,689,000

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,289 Sqft
  • .58 Acres
  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,289 Sqft
  • .58 Acres

921 Ridge Avenue

Talk about a Story Behind a House! Uniquely special, this historic & iconic house was beautifully restored top-to-bottom in 2016. Situated on more than 1/2 an acre, it has every luxury imaginable for extraordinary living & entertaining. A lovely wrap-around porch welcomes all. The original 1880's marble fireplace anchors the sun-filled Living Room with its soaring ceilings & an elegant Dining Room with coffered ceilings & bay window is perfect for hosting. Always the heart of the home, the Chef's Kitchen with its over-sized island, custom cabinetry, Thermador appliances, marble counters, heated floors & built-in coffee maker will delight. Opening to the Family Room you will find a lovely gas fireplace, heated floors & plantation shutters. Four bedrooms including the Master suite with walk-in closet & spectacular bath, a large hall bath, laundry and sitting area complete with a cathedral-sized window completes the living space on the 2nd floor. The 3rd floor private retreat features a charming bedroom & office each with "balcony" walk-out skylights, a private bath & alcove space. The fully fenced backyard offers a 3-car garage with renovated 1 Bedroom coach house, a large deck & pergola, play-set and an inviting fire pit. There are smart-home features throughout allowing effortless control to lighting, home security, sound via a smart phone. Located in the Ridge Historic District, you are only blocks to the Main St. trains, restaurants/shops, parks and beach! This home provides a wonderful "urban" suburban lifestyle.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10661299
  • Price$1,689,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms3.50
  • Full Baths3
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage4,289
  • Acres0.58
  • Year Built1886
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleColonial
  • StatusActive
  • Taxes$21,409
  • HOA Fees FrequencyNot Applicable

Community Information

  • Address921 Ridge Avenue
  • AreaEvanston
  • CityEvanston
  • CountyCook
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60202


  • Parking Spaces6
  • ParkingDriveway
  • # of Garages3


Park/Playground, Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved


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


  • CoolingCentral Air, Zoned
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementUnfinished, Exterior Access
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces2
  • FireplacesGas Logs
  • Stories3 Stories, Coach House

Interior Features

Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, 2nd Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Heated Floors


Oven-Double, Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Range Hood


Gas, Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Zoned, Radiant


  • ExteriorStucco
  • RoofAsphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • FoundationConcrete

Exterior Features

Deck, Patio, Porch, Brick Paver Patio, Storms/Screens

Lot Description

Fenced Yard, Landscaped Professionally, Park Adjacent, Mature Trees

School Information

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

Listing Details


Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

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Listing information last updated on April 5th, 2020 at 8:50am CDT.