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1128 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL – $1,825,000

  • 8 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 8,100 Sqft
  • 60 DOM
  • 8 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 8,100 Sqft
  • 60 DOM

1128 Ridge Avenue

Built in 1897 for the Rew family 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. Enter the grand hall with hand cut marble mosaic floors, 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 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. Light and bright 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. 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 bonus rooms, full bath and large hall. Beautifully landscaped 300 foot deep yard with mature trees and perennial gardens. 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. In ground sprinkler system. Walk to everything- Lakefront, transportation, shops and restaurants. Landmarked property in the Ridge Historic District with Preservation Easement held by Landmarks IL- see agent for details. Agent owned.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10934025
  • Price$1,825,000
  • Taxes$46,122
  • Bedrooms8
  • Bathrooms5.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage8,100
  • Acres0.00
  • Year Built1897
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleGeorgian
  • StatusContingent

Community Information

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


  • Parking Spaces6
  • # of Garages3


  • HeatingNatural Gas,Radiators
  • CoolingCentral Air,Space Pac
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementFull,Walkout
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces9
  • Stories3 Stories

Interior Features

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


Wood Burning,Gas Log,Includes Accessories,Decorative


  • ExteriorBrick
  • RoofSlate,Tile

Lot Description

Fenced Yard,Landscaped,Mature Trees

School Information

  • District202
  • ElementaryWashington Elementary School
  • MiddleNichols Middle School
  • HighEvanston Twp High School

Additional Information

  • Days on Market60

Listing Details

  • OfficeBaird & Warner
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Baird & Warner.

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Listing information last updated on March 9th, 2021 at 12:31am CST.