601 Davis Street

Evanston, IL
A 33-story, mixed-use planned development project with 318 units and 7,405 sq. ft. of ground floor retail.
City
Phase
Community Review
residential
318 units
affordable housing
on & off-site measures
retail
7,405 SF

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Any other questions or suggestions about the 601 Davis project?

Beautiful tower. This is just what Evanston needed. It will do wonders for Evanston’s mini-skyline. Build it.

Which improvement or addition to benefit the public should this project prioritize first?

I’d prioritize affordable housing!

While it could use some more affordable housing, it would do a good job of minimizing the bank drive-through and hideously wide curb cuts. I also like the brick base of the building that works well with... Read more...

Any other questions or suggestions about the 601 Davis project?

The Design and Project Review Committee voted 10-0 on 10/25/17 to reject this proposed tower project. Now the project with several revisions is up for review again by the Planning and Development Committee... Read more...

Which improvement or addition to benefit the public should this project prioritize first?

I’d prioritize something else/my own idea!

Which improvement or addition to benefit the public should this project prioritize first?

I’d prioritize affordable housing!

Any other questions or suggestions about the 601 Davis project?

There were strong recommendations by the Plan Commission (unanimous) and City staff to deny approval of this project. The City of Evanston now wants and needs to hear from us. Count me in agreement with... Read more...

Any other questions or suggestions about the 601 Davis project?

It has come to my attention that Vermillion Development is running a covert ad campaign via a Facebook page for this development: https://www.facebook.com/VermilionDevelopment/ There are no public posts... Read more...

Hi Carl,

Happy new year. We've been energized by the support from many different parts of the Evanston community, and our ads are a way of sharing this support with the community more broadly.... Read more...

Which improvement or addition to benefit the public should this project prioritize first?

I’d prioritize affordable housing!

Any other questions or suggestions about the 601 Davis project?

Why do unelected city officials (DAPR and Planning Commission) not listen to Evanston residents?

What ways could the project minimize parking and transportation impacts?

Stop building garbage in downtown evanston

1 supporter

What design elements could improve the pedestrian experience?

Stop building these awful ugly highrises

1 supporter

How else can the project give back to Evanston?

By not being built and adding more ugliness to downtown Evanston

1 supporter

What ways could the project minimize parking and transportation impacts?

By providing fewer car parking spaces and more bike parking spaces. The site is located so close to the purple line, Metra, Pace, and CTA bus stops. This will better attract residents who get around by... Read more...

How else can the project give back to Evanston?

It only provides 4 on-site affordable units. If it provided 32 affordable units, it would provide much needed affordable housing, in a transit- and amenities-rich area (i.e. downtown Evanston).

2 supporters

Which improvement or addition to benefit the public should this project prioritize first?

I’d prioritize affordable housing!

2 supporters
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