1128 Ridge Avenue Evanston, IL
$ 2,100,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10536677
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityEvanston
  • AreaEvanston
  • NeighborhoodChicago-Dempster
  • Zip60202
  • StyleGeorgian
  • Year Built1898
  • Taxes43828
  • Price$ 2,100,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage8100
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Baird & Warner
Property Description

Rew House. Built in 1898 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- NOT your typical historic property that gets smaller as you go up. Enter the grand hall with hand cut marble mosaic floors, stunning 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 (which easily seats 24 for family gatherings) 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. Full 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 for all your sporting goods. 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 beds/ bonus rooms, full bath and large hall. Kick a football in the 300 foot deep yard! 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. New 400 amp electric service in 2007, new boiler 2010, coach house boiler 2011, chimneys lined and fans installed 2007, main house and coach house both tuckpointed 2010, new zoned spacepak a/c in 2012, new roofs in 2016, 2 new ac condensers 2019. In ground sprinkler system. Landmarked property in the Ridge Historic District with Preservation Easement held by Landmarks IL- see agent for details. Agent owned.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Washington Elementary School Haven Middle School Evanston Twp High School
Price History
10/3/2019 Listed $2,100,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Assessment Includes None
Built Before 1978 Yes
County Cook
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions Ridge south of Dempster between Crain and Greenleaf.
District Elementary School 65
District High School 202
District Middle/Junior School 65
Elementary School Washington Elementary School
General Information Commuter Bus, Commuter Train, Historical District
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
High School Evanston Twp High School
Middle/Junior School Haven Middle School
New Construction No
Parking Garage, Space/s
Special Assessments No
Status Active
Tax Year 2017
Taxes 43828.96
Waterfront No
Year Built 1898

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Window Treatments None
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Window Treatments None
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Name Mud
Addtl Room 4 Name 8th Bdrm
Addtl Room 4 Window Treatments None
Addtl Room 5 Name Game Rm
Addtl Room 5 Window Treatments None
Addtl Room 6 Name Sun/Florida Room Heated
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Ceramic Tile
Addtl Room 7 Name Enclosed Porch Heated
Addtl Room 8 Flooring Marble
Addtl Room 8 Name Foyer
Addtl Room 8 Window Treatments None
Addtl Room 9 Flooring Marble
Addtl Room 9 Name Foyer
Air Conditioning Central Air, Space Pac, Zoned, Other
Attic Full, Pull Down Stair
Basement Full
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) No
Basement Description Unfinished
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 17X15
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 18X15
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 17X15
Corporate Limits Evanston
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 20X17
Dining Room Level Main Level
Dining Room Window Treatments Plantation Shutters
Electric 400 Amp Service or Greater
Equipment TV-Cable, Security System, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan, Fan-Whole House, Sprinkler-Lawn, Multiple Water Heaters
Family Room Dimensions 22X17
Family Room Flooring Hardwood
Fireplace Features Wood Burning, Gas Logs, Includes Accessories, Portable/Ventless, Decorative Only
Fireplace Locations Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Fireplaces 9
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Heater Fuel Type Hot Water/Steam, Radiators
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
Kitchen Appliances Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Freezer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Cooktop, Oven/Built-in, Other
Kitchen Dimensions 20X11
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Island, Pantry-Butler
Laundry Dimensions 9X6
Laundry Features Electric Dryer Hookup, Sink
Laundry Level/Floor 2nd Level
Living Area 8100
Living Room Dimensions 33X17
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Living Room Window Treatments Curtains/Drapes
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 18X17
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) Yes
Other Room 1 Dimensions 14X9
Other Room 10 Dimensions 11X8
Other Room 2 Dimensions 11X10
Other Room 3 Dimensions 18X14
Other Room 4 Dimensions 19X11
Other Room 4 Level 3rd Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 37X17
Other Room 6 Dimensions 23X17
Other Room 6 Level Main Level
Other Room 7 Dimensions 16X13
Other Room 7 Level Main Level
Other Room 8 Dimensions 21X11
Other Room 9 Dimensions 21X11
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, 7th Bedroom, 8th Bedroom, Game Room, Sun/Florida Room Heated, Enclosed Porch Heated, Foyer, Mud Room
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Bathrooms 4.1
Total Rooms 15

Exterior Features

City Evanston
Architectural Style Georgian
Attached Garage Yes
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Asphalt
Exterior Features Balcony, Deck
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Heated
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Spaces 3
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 100X300
Lot Features Fenced Yard, Mature Trees
Lot Size Area .50-.99 Acre
Parking Ownership Owned
Roof Asphalt/Glass (Shingles), Slate, Tile
Sewer Sewer-Public
Total Parking 6
Water Source Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 14X9 2nd Level Hardwood
6th Bdrm 11X10 2nd Level Hardwood
7th Bdrm 18X14 3rd Level Hardwood
8th Bdrm 19X11 3rd Level Hardwood
Dining Room 20X17 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Enclosed Porch Heated 16X13 Main Level Ceramic Tile
Family Room 22X17 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 21X11 Main Level Marble
Foyer 21X11 Main Level Marble
Game Rm 37X17 3rd Level Hardwood
Living Room 33X17 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 18X17 2nd Level Hardwood
Mud 11X8 Main Level Hardwood
Sun/Florida Room Heated 23X17 Main Level Carpet


  • 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 60202

AVG $690K
AVG $14,402
AVG 51
Year Built
AVG 1928
AVG 71
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