1622 Forest Place Evanston, IL
$ 4,200,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10476692
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityEvanston
  • AreaEvanston
  • NeighborhoodDowntown
  • Zip60201
  • StyleTudor
  • Year Built1884
  • Taxes36234
  • Price$ 4,200,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms5
  • Sqr Footage12429
  • Lot Size0.51 Acres
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Property Description

HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT - this is one of a kind! Luxurious modern amenities & updates meet 19th century architectural integrity & charm! This meticulously-revitalized estate, located in Evanston's iconic Lakeshore Historic District, offers unparalleled luxury & exquisite finishes throughout, & breathtaking lake views at every turn. Beautifully-proportioned, light-filled rooms, both grand & intimate. Meticulously-restored original details - windows, moldings, mantles. Five impeccable suites offer spa-worthy baths (w/ in-mirror TVs, intricate marble tilework, soaking tubs, walk-in showers, heated floors), original fireplaces, & private balconies. A stately library, media room, billiard room, exercise room. Stunning outside terraces galore. Geothermal heating, 4-story elevator, coach house w/ a 2-bedroom apt & 6-car, heated garage. All perfectly located across from Lake Michigan AND steps from NU & downtown Evanston world-class dining, shopping, entertainment. Seriously - go find your hat.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Dewey Elementary School Nichols Middle School Evanston Twp High School
Price History
8/6/2019 Listed $5,200,000
3/5/2020 20% - $4,200,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Architectural Style Tudor
Assessment Includes None
Basement Full, Walkout
Built Before 1978 Yes
Community Features Park/Playground, Pond/Lake, Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Paved
County Cook
Detached Type 3 Stories, Coach House
Directions From downtown Evanston, East on Church, South on Forest
Disability Features 32 inch or more wide doors, Entry Slope less than 1 foot, Other Main Level Modifications, Ramp - Main Level, Wheelchair Accessible
District Elementary School 65
District High School 202
District Middle/Junior School 65
Elementary School Dewey Elementary School
Exposure Lake/Water, Park
General Information School Bus Service, Commuter Bus, Commuter Train
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
High School Evanston Twp High School
Middle/Junior School Nichols Middle School
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Rehab Yes
Special Assessments No
Status Active
Tax Year 2018
Taxes 36234.02
Waterfront Yes
Year Built 1884

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Additional Rooms Breakfast Rm
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Name Foyer
Addtl Room 4 Name Office
Addtl Room 4 Window Treatments Shades
Addtl Room 5 Name Library
Addtl Room 5 Window Treatments Shades
Addtl Room 6 Name Recreation Rm
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Other
Addtl Room 7 Name Exercise Rm
Addtl Room 8 Name Media Rm
Addtl Room 9 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 9 Name 2nd Kitchen
Air Conditioning Central Air, Zoned, Geothermal
Attic Finished, Full
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) Yes
Basement Description Finished, Exterior Access, Egress Window
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 15X22
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 14X20
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 15X18
Corporate Limits Evanston
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 25X22
Dining Room Level Main Level
Dining Room Window Treatments Curtains/Drapes
Family Room Dimensions 15X16
Family Room Flooring Hardwood
Fireplace Features Gas Logs, Gas Starter
Fireplace Locations Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Fireplaces 8
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 5
Heater Fuel Type Geothermal
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Dry, Elevator, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Built-in Features
Kitchen Appliances Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Range Hood
Kitchen Dimensions 12X20
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Island, Pantry-Butler
Laundry Dimensions 16X10
Laundry Features Multiple Locations
Laundry Level/Floor Walkout Basement
Living Area 12429
Living Room Dimensions 48X21
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Living Room Window Treatments Curtains/Drapes
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 19X24
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Other Room 1 Dimensions 15X18
Other Room 10 Dimensions 14X16
Other Room 2 Dimensions 14X16
Other Room 3 Dimensions 15X15
Other Room 4 Dimensions 12X16
Other Room 4 Level Main Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 20X22
Other Room 6 Dimensions 14X16
Other Room 6 Level Walkout Basement
Other Room 7 Dimensions 11X13
Other Room 7 Level Walkout Basement
Other Room 8 Dimensions 14X14
Other Room 9 Dimensions 10X12
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, Breakfast Room, Office, Library, Recreation Room, Exercise Room, Media Room, 2nd Kitchen, Foyer
Street Suffix Place
Total Bathrooms 6.5
Total Rooms 17

Exterior Features

City Evanston
Acreage .5142
Attached Garage Yes
Disability Access And/or Equipped Yes
Driveway Brick, Off Alley
Exterior Features Patio, Porch, Roof Deck, Breezeway
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Heated
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Spaces 6
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 112X200
Lot Features Landscaped Professionally, Water View, Mature Trees
Lot Size Area .50-.99 Acre
Other Structures Guest House
Roof Slate
Sewer Sewer-Public
Water Source Lake Michigan, Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
2nd Kitchen 10X12 3rd Level Hardwood
5th Bdrm 15X18 2nd Level Hardwood
6th Bdrm 14X16 3rd Level Hardwood
Breakfast Rm 15X15 Main Level Hardwood
Dining Room 25X22 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Exercise Rm 11X13 Walkout Basement Other
Family Room 15X16 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 14X16 Main Level Hardwood
Library 20X22 2nd Level Hardwood
Living Room 48X21 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 19X24 2nd Level Hardwood
Media Rm 14X14 Walkout Basement
Office 12X16 Main Level Hardwood
Recreation Rm 14X16 Walkout Basement


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60201

AVG $1.02M
AVG $16,702
AVG 41
Year Built
AVG 1928
AVG 65
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