Vibrant, Walkable Downtown Evanston
Explore the Neighborhood

Our beautiful apartment community just south of Downtown Evanston is perfectly situated for urban convenience with a friendly neighborhood vibe. Start your morning at Starbucks across the street, or tuck in to an omelet at the popular Lucky Platter next door. Eclectic eateries and boutique shops line Chicago Avenue surrounded by quiet tree-lined neighborhoods. Take your pup for a stroll through the streets of Evanston and its many parks, or Lee Street Beach along nearby Lake Michigan. 

With an award-winning school district, cutting-edge healthcare facilities, and the prestigious Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, draws residents from all over the country and the world. If you need to leave town, commuting could not be easier with stops for the El Purple Line and the Metra right across the street. Everything is simplified at The Main. Contact us for a tour of our pet-friendly studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartments and community amenities, and explore this vibrant neighborhood while you are here.

Woman enjoying a delicious snack near The Main in Evanston, Illinois


  • The Lucky Platter
  • Firehouse Grill
  • Oceanique
  • Compagnola
  • Cross-Rhodes
  • Belgian Chocolatier Piron
  • Dozika Restaurant 
  • FRIO Gelato – Evanston
  • Hunan Spring
  • Kuni’s Japanese Restaurant
Friends out shopping at a trendy store near The Main in Evanston, Illinois

Shops & Service

  • Ten Thousand Villages Evanston
  • Stumble & Relish
  • Evanston Stitchworks
  • Southpoint Plaza
  • Binny’s Beverage Depot – Evanston
  • Walgreens
Man listening to some music while riding the bus near The Main in Evanston, Illinois


  • El Main Station – Purple Line
  • Metra Main Street Station
  • Chicago Ave & Main St. Bus Stop
Woman on a zoom work call at home at The Main in Evanston, Illinois


  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary
  • Fusion Academy Evanston
  • Park School
  • Nichols Middle School
  • Beacon Academy
  • Evanston Township High School
  • Northwestern University
Friends picking up groceries to make a tasty dinner at The Main in Evanston, Illinois


  • Jewel Osco
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Village Farmstand
  • Whole Foods Market
Man pulling some money out of a nearby atm close to The Main in Evanston, Illinois


  • Bank of America
  • Evanston Community Bank & Trust
  • Chase Bank
  • Byline Bank

Your Happy Place is
Home at The Main