In addition to the Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off at Robert Crown Center on Sunday, there are open houses to tour.  Here’s a small sampling of what you can expect to see.

2500 Marcy Avenue - open 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

2500 Marcy Ave.

Open 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. List price: $950,000. Taxes: $15,477. 4BR/2.5BA.

This Northwest Evanston Colonial has spacious rooms, hardwood floors and elegant detail throughout.

There is a formal living room with wood-burning fireplace that leads to a screened-in porch. A separate dining room has a bay window that overlooks the back patio and garden.

The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, including top-of-the-line refrigerator, high-end countertops, an expansive island with seating, and breakfast nook.

A family room with wood-burning fireplace rounds out the main floor.

On the second floor is the master suite with balcony, along with three additional bedrooms – all generously sized with good closet space.

The basement has a 23-by-20 recreation room with wood-burning fireplace and laundry facilities.

This two-story, four bedroom home has a circular drive, large yard and is in the Willard Elementary School District. It’s handy to Central Street shops, transportation and parks. For more information, contact Debbie Magnusen with @Properties at 847-910-1130.

2115 Lincoln St.

Open 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday. List price: $660,000. Taxes: $12,098. 4BR/1.5BA.

This brick Italianate landmark home in Northwest Evanston is an architectural-award winner with hardwood floors throughout and vintage detail.

There is an elegant living room with high ceilings and a wood-burning fireplace. The separate formal dining room has French doors that lead to a family room that overlooks the patio and backyard.

The kitchen has white cabinetry, a closet pantry and sub-zero refrigerator. A powder room and laundry area/ mudroom complete the first floor.

On the second floor, there are four bedrooms with original built-ins, and a remodeled bath.

A separate structure behind the house provides two additional rooms. The first is a heated loft family room with skyligihts that includes a built-in wall refrigerator and flat screen TV. The second is a workroom/ studio/ office space with heated floor and new insulated windows – ideal for hobby enthusiasts, or those who work from home.  

A two-car garage sits to the rear of the property as well, and includes a large walk-up attic with ample storage space.

This historic home is near schools, Central Street shops and Metra. For more information, contact Michael Thomas with @Properties at 847-322-6968.

1830 Ridge Ave. #501

Open noon to 1:30 p.m. Sunday. List price: $399,000. Taxes: $6,104. 2BR/2.5BA.

This unique penthouse loft has 20-foot vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors.

On the first level, there is a combination living room/dining room with gas fireplace that opens to a 1000-square-foot terrace with 180-degree view.

There is a spacious kitchen with oak cabinets, granite counter tops, a breakfast bar and newer high-end stainless steel appliances.

The master suite rounds out the first level.

On the second ‘loft’ level is a second bedroom that can also be used as an office or sitting/family room. There is a laundry area on the second level as well.

This condo, in the Orrington Elementary School district, is within walking distance to downtown, trains, NU and the lake. For more information, contact Jackie Mack with Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty at 847-274-6676.

951 Mulford St.

Open 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. List price: $535,000. Taxes: $10,874. 4BR/2.5BA.

This Colonial-style home in South Evanston is in the Oakton Historic District.

There is a living room with a wood-burning fireplace and a separate dining room.

The eat-in kitchen has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and opens to a family room with views of the backyard.

On the second floor, there are four bedrooms and two full baths.

In the basement there is a 19-by-17 recreation room as well as laundry facilities.

This home, built in 1942, is close to trains and shopping. For more information, contact Julie Fleetwood with Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty at 847-869-7300.

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