Evanston, Illinois is a city in the northern part of Illinois, and is in Cook County. It is known for its culture and many attractions.
It is bordered by Chicago to the south, Skokie to the west, Lake Michigan to the east, and Wilmette to the north.
There are many significant roads and streets in Evanston. Among these streets are Chicago Avenue and Green Bay Road; Oakton Street; Dempster Street; Church Street; Central Street; and N. McCormick Boulevard.
Evanston traffic is significant, due to Northwestern University as well as the various residential areas, commercial districts and cultural attractions.
Mass transit through Evanston includes the CTA’s Purple Line. As well, Metra’s Union Pacific North Line runs through Evanston, and includes train stations at Main Street, Davis Street and Central Street.