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Fourteen Evanston buildings will be among the 200 featured in the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s annual “Open House Chicago,” to be held the weekend of October 17 and 18.

The foundation’s advance publicity for the free event identifies Evanston as the “focal point” of the north shore suburbs.

Following is a list of the Evanston buildings included in the festival, along with the days and times they will be open:

Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood St., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FEW Spirits Distillery, 918 Chicago Ave., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, 1427 Chicago Ave., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Frances Willard House Museum, 1730 Chicago Ave., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Grosse Pointe Lighthouse, 2601 Sheridan Road, Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lake Street Church, 607 Lake St., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Margarita European Inn, 1566 Oak Ave., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p..m.

Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Ave., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan Road, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Charles Deering Library, 1935 Sheridan Road, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Dearborn Observatory, 2131 Tech Drive, Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

One Rotary Center, 1560 Chicago Ave., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon National Headquarters, 1856 Sheridan Road, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Evanston, 1702 Chicago Ave., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...

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