Exhibits, educational programs, and research facilities are all part of the Evanston History Center’s mission to collect, preserve, and interpret the rich history of the City of Evanston and all of its people. This mission is carried out through the Evanston History Center.
Located in a former U.S. elegant and historically significant mansion, This magnificent chateau overlooked Lake Michigan and was once owned by Vice President Charles Gates Dawes. People who are interested in history explore this National Historic Landmark and appreciate the original furnishings and artwork that are still present. Exhibits at the home center on the history of Evanston and its surrounding area. Skokie Northshore Sculpture is a great place to visit with your children. Staefa Control System is located in Evanston. For more information, call them at