1021 Lee Street, Evanston IL 60202

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Property Description

Welcome to this exquisite Italianate home, a true landmark in the heart of Evanston. Nestled on a sprawling park-like yard nearly 300 feet deep, this residence is a testament to elegance and architectural brilliance. Step inside the gracious living room adorned with a magnificent wood-burning fireplace and bay windows, while the separate dining room boasts built-in cabinetry and leaded glass windows, creating an ambiance of sophistication and charm. The kitchen is perfect for culinary enthusiasts, featuring hickory cabinets stained cherry, top-of-the-line appliances, abundant granite counter space. There is a convenient desk nook, making it the perfect addition to the kitchen space. Adjoining the kitchen is the breathtaking two-story family room addition, designed by the renowned architect, Cynthia Weese. Sunlight floods the space and offers views of the expansive backyard and two tiered cedar deck. Adjacent to the kitchen is a beautiful library with built-in cabinetry and a convenient half bath, completing the well-thought-out first floor layout. Ascending to the second floor, discover five bedrooms and two and a half baths. The large primary bedroom is a sanctuary unto itself, offering a wall of closets, a seating area with a bay window, and direct access to the luxurious primary bath, complete with a double sink and whirlpool tub for ultimate relaxation. The carpeted recreation room on the lower level boasts office space, ample storage, newer full bathroom, and glass block windows, making it an ideal space for guests. Meticulously maintained and updated by its long-time owners, this home exudes quality craftsmanship and attention to detail at every turn. Situated in the coveted Main Dempster Mile area, you'll enjoy the convenience of being close to shops, trains, and a plethora of great restaurants, making this residence the epitome of Evanston living at its finest. Don't miss the opportunity to make this exceptional property your own.

Listed by Dale Lubotsky for Jameson Sotheby's International Realty | Source: MRED as distributed by MLS GRID

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Features & Information

Key Details

  • List Price $1,750,000
  • Property Taxes $27,615.98
  • Square Feet 3564
  • Price/ Sq. Ft. $491.02
  • Year Built 1875
  • Parking Type Garage,Space/s
  • Buyer's Agent Commission 2.25% 1st m;1.75 aft.
  • Status Active


  • Total Rooms 11
  • Basement F
  • Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath F
  • Room Size 29X16
  • Bedroom 2

  • Room Size 15X13
  • Floor Level 2nd Level
  • Flooring Carpet
  • Bedroom 3

  • Room Size 14X12
  • Floor Level 2nd Level
  • Flooring Carpet
  • Bedroom 4

  • Room Size 16X10
  • Floor Level 2nd Level
  • Flooring Carpet
  • Living Room

  • Room Size 28X18
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Flooring Hardwood
  • Family Room

  • Room Size 20X20
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Dining Room

  • Room Size 18X14
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Flooring Hardwood
  • Kitchen

  • Room Size 19X16
  • Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar,Island,Granite Counters
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Flooring Hardwood
  • Basement

  • Basement Description Partially Finished
  • Bathroom(s) in Basement Y

Additional Rooms

  • Additional Room 1

  • Additional Room 1 Name 5th Bdrm
  • Additional Room Size 14X12
  • Additional Room Level Main Level
  • Additional Room Flooring Carpet
  • Additional Room 2

  • Additional Room 2 Name Library
  • Additional Room Size 18X13
  • Additional Room Level Main Level
  • Additional Room Flooring Hardwood
  • Additional Room 10

  • Additional Room Flooring dale.dana@jamesonsir.com

Interior Features

  • Appliances

  • Appliances Included Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Cooktop, Oven/Built-in, Range Hood
  • Heating & Cooling

  • Heating Type Gas, Hot Water/Steam
  • Air Conditioning Space Pac
  • Fireplace

  • # of Fireplaces 2
  • Type of Fireplace Wood Burning,Wood Burning Stove

Exterior Features

  • Building Information

  • Age of Building 100+ Years
  • Exterior Construction Brick,Stucco
  • Parking

  • Parking Garage,Space/s
  • # of Cars 3
  • Garage Features Garage Door Opener(s),Transmitter(s)
  • Parking Details Off Alley,Side Apron


  • County Cook
  • Township Evanston
  • Corporate Limits Evanston
  • Directions to Property East Of Ridge; Between Dempster And Main
  • Schools

  • Elementary School District 65
  • School Name Washington Elementary Sch
  • Junior High District 65
  • School Name Nichols Middle School
  • High School District: 202
  • School Name Evanston Twp High School
  • Property Taxes

  • Tax 27615.98
  • Tax Year 2022
  • Tax Exemptions Homeowner,Senior
  • Parcel Identification Number 11191140200000
  • Lot Information

  • Dimensions 50X299X102X294


  • Sewer Sewer-Publ

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