Evanston Car Rental Comparison
Evanston is a city in Cook County, Illinois, bordering the city of Chicago. Evanston has a population of 75.000 people and an area of 8 square miles. Before 1830, the area was uninhabited, after 1830, French explorers named it Grosse Point. Until it got its final name, the city was called Heavenston, The City of Churches, The City of Homes, The People's Republic of Evanston and E-Town. The town of Evanston was incorporated only in 1863, at the end of the year. Today, Evanston is famous for being the home of the Northwestern University and also of other educational institutions.
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Frances Willard House is the former home of Frances Willard, the women's suffragist and her family. Half of the house was built by her father in 1865 and the other half is an enlargement made in 1878. The house is build in the Gothic Revival style. Until 1898 when Frances Willard died, this Evanston house was her home.
Free School of Evanston is a former alternative school which was opened in 1971 and closed in 1976. This was a free school where parents, students and teachers were considered to be equal and all had right to vote. The school did not had or pursued any educational accreditation.
Grosse Point Light is an Evanston lighthouse which was completed in 1873 after more than one maritime disaster happened in the area. The project of the lighthouse was supervised by architect Orlando Metcalf Poe. The building is designed in Italianate style. This Evanston attraction is a site of legends that attract thousand of tourists. Nowadays, in weekends, guided tours can be taken.
Mount Trashmore is a hill located in a park of the city. This particular Evanston attraction was a solid waste landfill that in 1965 was converted into Robert E. James Park.
- Hertz Evanston - 1901 Green Bay Road, Evanston, IL. 60201
- Budget Evanston - 801 Chicago Avenue, 525 Kedzie Building, Evanston, IL. 60202
- Enterprise Nn South Evanston N2 - 1810 Maple Ave, Evanston, IL. 60201
- Avis Evanston (525 Kedzie Building) - 801 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL. 60202
- Enterprise Nn North Evanston - 2636 Green Bay Rd, Evanston, IL. 60201
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