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The Main

847 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL 60202
(15 Reviews)
$2,221 - $5,088/mo
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Floor Plans & Pricing

Studio

STUDIO A1

Studio, 1 Bath | 500 sq. ft.

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1 Bedroom

1 BEDROOM 1 BATH B2

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 746 sq. ft.

$2,221 - $3,175

4 Available Units

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1 BEDROOM 1 BATH B3

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 803 sq. ft.

$2,523 - $3,462

2 Available Units

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1 BEDROOM 1 BATH B1

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 650 sq. ft.

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1 BEDROOM 1 BATH B4

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 853 sq. ft.

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1 BEDROOM 1 BATH B5

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 853 sq. ft.

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2 Bedrooms

2 BEDROOM 2 BATH BALCONY C1

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 912 sq. ft.

$2,868 - $3,285

4 Available Units

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2 BEDROOM 2 BATH C6

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,068 sq. ft.

$3,138 - $3,398

1 Available Unit

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2 BEDROOM 2 BATH C5

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,056 sq. ft.

$3,143 - $3,403

1 Available Unit

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2 BEDROOM 2 BATH C2

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,027 sq. ft.

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2 BEDROOM 2 BATH C4

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,052 sq. ft.

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2 BEDROOM 2 BATH C3

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,045 sq. ft.

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3 Bedrooms

3 BEDROOM 2 BATH D1

3 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,424 sq. ft.

$4,110 - $5,088

1 Available Unit

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epIQ Ratings

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The epIQ Index gives you an accurate and authentic understanding of what life at a community is like prior to signing a lease, using a familiar letter grade & report card format.

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Community epIQ Grade

A
A

Renter Ratings

A+

Review Ratings

Noise

4.8

Grounds

5.0

Safety

5.0

Office Staff

5.0

Maintenance

5.0

Neighborhood

5.0

Survey Ratings

SatisFacts™ Tour Survey

SatisFacts™ Move-In Survey

SatisFacts™ Maintenance Survey

SatisFacts™ Renewal Survey

Review Count

B

Number of reviews in the past 365 days

5

Manager’s Review Engagement

A+

Percentage of reviews responded to

100.00%

Manager’s Review Reply Time

A+

Average time to respond to reviews

0.6 days

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The Main Reviews

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Resident 1236002

Verified Resident 2023 - 2024

3/18/2024

The day we came to look with our daughter Bess (white visited prior and advise us "THE MAIN WAS AN AMAZING PLACE FOR OUR NEXT HIME" We were greeted by both Pam and Charity and we were extremely empressed by both their professional approach but mostly… See More>
    Manager

    3/18/2024

    The Main
    Thank you for your review! It's wonderful to know how welcomed you felt by Pam, Charity, and Steve from the start and how their professional and genuine care has contributed to making The Main Apartments feel like home. We're thrilled you love living here and are truly grateful for the positive impact our team has had on your stay. And your satisfaction and enjoyment of our community will continue to be our top priorities. We look forward to continuing to provide an exceptional living experience for you and your family!
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    Resident 1223245

    Verified Resident 2023 - 2024

    2/4/2024

    Loving it here! Solid apartment building at a supreme location -- a local cafe, Starbucks, a local brewery and some nice restaurants within a block, right next to the L station, and also walking distance to TJ's, Jewel Osco and Walgreens! The people who work… See More>
      Manager

      2/5/2024

      The Main
      Thanks for calling The Main Apartment home! We're thrilled you love the location, along with the convenience of nearby amenities. Your kind words for our team's service are appreciated, and we always welcome you to reach out to discuss any concerns further with us; we always want you to have a five-star living experience in our community. Until then, thank you for your review and being part of our community!
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      Resident 1220632

      Verified Resident 2017 - 2024

      1/26/2024

      Quiet clean well maintained. Responsive staff Wonderful amenities and great area to live Near metra and the el. The staff keeps the apartment hallways and public spaces clean Security system is easy to use for very secure

        Manager

        1/27/2024

        The Main
        Thanks for calling The Main Apartments home! We're committed to five-star service to our residents, and it's great to hear that you're enjoying our community and that our staff has been fantastic in meeting your needs. We look forward to continuing to maintain this level of excellence, and if there's anything we can ever do for you, please let us know. Thank you again for sharing your feedback!
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        Resident 1213563

        Verified Resident 2020 - 2024

        1/2/2024

        It's been great living there. Great community and staff working in the building. Lots of great restaurants nearby and being a beach lover it's very convenient to get to a few beautiful beaches to swim or sail at.

        Manager

        1/2/2024

        The Main
        We're delighted by your feedback and appreciate you sharing it! It's terrific to know that our staff and overall community atmosphere have contributed so positively to your stay. We're glad our conveniences make life at The Main Apartments five-star worthy, and if there's anything we can ever do to enhance your experience further, don't hesitate to let us know. Thank you for being part of our community!
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        Resident 1191957

        Verified Resident 2022 - 2023

        10/22/2023

        100% would recommend this community to other who are looking for an apartment in Evanston. The Main team does a great job having seasonal event to help foster a sense of community, and to help residents get to know their neighbors.

          Manager

          10/23/2023

          The Main
          Thank you for the generous review and recommendation for our community! Building a sense of togetherness is important to us, and we're glad that our seasonal events have provided a platform for residents to connect. We appreciate your kind words about The Main Apartments team's efforts and look forward to continuing to serve you and our community with dedication. Thank you again for your feedback!
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          Resident 1125451

          Verified Resident 2019 - 2023

          3/26/2023

          Great location, friendly and helpful staff, terrific living space and amenities. I appreciate that common areas are kept clean and well-maintained. It's fun that staff create options and activities to encourage a sense of community.

            Manager

            3/29/2023

            The Main
            Thanks for rating and reviewing The Main Apartments! We're genuinely appreciative of your kind comments about our beautiful community, perfect location, and exceptional staff members. We're glad to see how much you've enjoyed our activities, and if there's anything we can do to improve your experience further, please don't hesitate to let us know. Thanks again for leaving your comments about The Main Apartments!
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            Resident 1103834

            Verified Resident 2019 - 2023

            1/18/2023

            The pros are that the building is very clean and well-kept. The building smells and looks new, and the units are very sound proof. Maintenance and the office get back to requests immediately. The cons are that I've felt VERY nickel and dimed for things.… See More>
              Manager

              1/19/2023

              The Main
              Thank you for rating and reviewing Main Apartments! We appreciate your feedback and are glad to see you are pleased with our maintenance and office team's responsiveness. We are sorry to learn about the issues you encountered with fees and your packages. Rest assured; our management team will review your comments critically to address the processes that caused these issues. If you would like to speak about these concerns further, or if there is anything our team can assist you with, please don't hesitate to contact our leasing office directly. Thanks again for providing our property management team with this detailed feedback and being part of our community!
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              Resident 1103793

              Verified Resident 2022 - 2023

              1/18/2023

              Quiet, clean beautiful, mailroom and package handling is seamless. The price point is extremely high for finishes that are not very upgrades such as chipped tiles and chipped cabinets. Will not fix. :

                Manager

                1/18/2023

                The Main
                Thank you for leaving us your rating and comment! We appreciate you taking a moment to provide our team with your feedback. We're happy to learn how satisfied you are with the maintenance and care of our community. If you'd like to discuss your comments further about concerns with finishes in your home, please reach out to our office leasing team so we can more effectively address your feedback. Thanks again for sharing your review and being part of our community at The Main Apartments!

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                Resident 1010105

                Verified Resident 2020 - 2022

                12/27/2022

                The Main in Evanston offers top notch, comfortable and a secure lifestyle. Amenities like Gym, Lounge, Terrace are fantastic. Commuting to Chicago city is stress free with CTA/Metra trains right by the door step. Restaurants/Coffeeshops/Chocolates close to indulge. Beach few blocks away for a… See More>
                  Manager

                  12/28/2022

                  The Main
                  Thank you for leaving us a review and a four-star rating! We hope you continue enjoying our great location and luxury amenities, along with all the other fantastic features The Main Apartments offers. If there's anything we can assist you with, please don't hesitate to let us know how we can help to improve your experience further. Thanks again for taking the time to rate and review The Main Apartments.
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                  YQ_Y

                  Resident 2021 - 2022

                  10/3/2022

                  A great place to live in Evanston

                  I’m glad the Main has Pam, Charity, and Jason! They’ve provided such a great communication environment and best living environment. During the 10-month living at the Main, I’ve enjoyed wonderful amenities not only inside the apt but also in the common area. 10-mins walk to… See More>
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                    10/4/2022

                    The Main
                    Thank you so much for your detailed review of The Main Apartments! We're thrilled to hear that outstanding team members like Pam, Charity and Jason have made your time in our community exceptional. It makes our day to learn that your apartment home, amenities, and location met your standards for a five-star experience. If you ever make your way back to Evanston, we'd be honored to have you back in your community - and we wish you all the best in your new home!
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                    Resident 1006311

                    Verified Resident 2018 - 2022

                    3/13/2022

                    All of the following things are determinant factors to choose a new apartment home for me: Great security, amenity, keeping clean, professional staffs, access to the grocery shops, school, and Chicago downtown. This apartment fully meets my criteria!

                      Manager

                      3/14/2022

                      The Main
                      Thank you for the five-star rating and positive review. We're so happy to hear that you love everything The Main Evanston has to offer.
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                      Resident 1005878

                      Verified Resident 2018 - 2022

                      3/11/2022

                      Great location - lots of small, boutique stores around but also close to Jewel and Walgreens. The CTA Main stop on the purple line is right across the street so transportation into the city is easy. Building is quick to solve maintenance requests. Architecture of… See More>
                        Manager

                        3/14/2022

                        The Main
                        Thank you so much for the high rating of The Main Evanston. We greatly appreciate the kind words and positive feedback. We're happy to hear that you are happy with all we have to offer, including the dedicated maintenance team, beautiful community and prime location.
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                        Resident 1002212

                        Verified Resident 2019 - 2022

                        2/27/2022

                        This is a great place to live. The building is maintained extremely clean, the management office is very kind and quick response to any questions or requests. Nice view of lake Michigan from upper floors.

                          Manager

                          2/28/2022

                          The Main
                          Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience. We strive to offer the very best in apartment living, and we’re happy to know you think so highly of The Main Evanston.
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                          lmnr

                          Resident 2017 - 2019

                          6/1/2019

                          My husband and I lived in The Main for two years -- we bought our own place and just moved out, but we will miss The Main very much! It is a beautiful building kept in tip-top shape, run by friendly, helpful people. The building's… See More>
                            Manager

                            3/29/2022

                            The Main
                            Thank you for your review of The Main! We are so glad you had such a great experience in our community.

                            Features & Amenities

                            Laundry
                            • Washer/Dryer
                            Parking
                            • Garage
                            Pets
                            • Dogs Allowed
                              Fee: $300. Rent: $25. Pet Limit: 2
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                            • Cats Allowed
                              Fee: $300. Rent: $25. Pet Limit: 2
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                            Other
                            • 24-Hour Management Availability
                            • Balcony
                            • Bicycle Storage Available
                            • Business Center
                            • Disposal
                            • Elevator
                            • Fitness Center
                            • Floor to Ceiling Windows
                            • Gas or Electric Stove
                            • Gated Access
                            • High Ceilings
                            • High-Speed Internet
                            • Large Closets
                            • Leed Silver Certified Community
                            • On-Site Management
                            • Oversized Closets
                            • Package Receiving Service
                            • Plush Carpet in Bedrooms
                            • Premium Flooring
                            • Premium Lighting and Plumbing Fixtures
                            • Premium Roller Shades
                            • Public Transportation
                            • Quartz Countertops
                            • Recycling Program
                            • Smart Thermostats
                            • Stainless Steel Appliances
                            • Stunning Skyline Views
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                            Leasing

                            The Main is located at 847 Chicago Ave. Evanston, IL and is managed by Atlantic Residential, a reputable property management company with verified listings on RENTCafe. The Main offers Studio to 3 bedroom apartments ranging in size from 500 to 1424 Amenities include Availability 24 Hours, Bike Racks, Business Center, Carpeting, Controlled Access/Gated and more. This rental community is pet friendly, welcoming both cats and dogs. Property is located in the 60202 ZIP code. For more details, contact our office at or use the online contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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                            Office Hours

                            • Sunday: Closed
                            • Monday - Friday: 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
                            • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
                            This community is managed by

                            Atlantic Residential

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                            Based on 15 number of votes by renters, The Main is currently rated 4.8 out of 5 stars.
                            The Main is rated 5/5 stars in our renters grounds survey, which is considered excellent. The grounds are well kept and beautiful.
                            The Main is rated 5/5 stars in our renters maintenance survey, which is considered excellent. The maintenance team is very responsive and effective in addressing issues.
                            The Main is rated 4.8/5 stars in our renters noise survey, which is considered excellent. The noise level is consistently low and does not cause any disturbances.
                            The Main is rated 5/5 stars in our renters safety survey, which is considered excellent. The complex is very secure and safe, with no major safety concerns.
                            The Main is rated 5/5 stars in our renters neighborhood survey, which is considered excellent. The complex is located in a very desirable and safe neighborhood with convenient access to local attractions and services.
                            The Main is rated 5/5 stars in our renters staff survey, which is considered excellent. The staff is extremely helpful and responsive to resident needs.
                            Managers have responded to 100% of their community reviews in the past year.
                            Managers have replied within 0.6 days to their community reviews in the past year.
                            Atlantic Residential
                            Dogs Allowed
                            Fee: $300
                            Rent: $25
                            Pet Limit: 2
                            Cats Allowed
                            Fee: $300
                            Rent: $25
                            Pet Limit: 2
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                            The Main is a 500 - 1,424 sq. ft. apartment in Evanston in zip code 60202. This community has a 1 - 3 Beds, 1 - 2 Baths, and is for rent for $2,221 - $5,088. Nearby cities include Wilmette, Lincolnwood, Skokie, Kenilworth, and Morton Grove.

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