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Welcome to the website of Evanton's First Ward. This site was created as another channel of communication between ward residents and your city government.

As your Alderman, I am committed to working for the residents of the First Ward and the City of Evanston. This site will be updated frequently and I encourage you to come back often.

Judy Fiske
1st Ward Alderman

Community Meeting on 831 Emerson Planned Development

Update 11/2/15: Added attachment from developer.

A community meeting to review preliminary plans of a proposed development at 831 Emerson will take place on November 3, 2015 at 7 pm at the Evanston Main Library.

While the developer has yet to submit their plans to be presented at the meeting, it is expected that the following will be included:


- Setbacks: adjusted to comply with all setbacks except for rear parking setback.

- Reduced unit count from 297 to 287

- Parking count increased from 136 to 143 (total)


831 Emerson Initial Plans

Attached are the initial proposed plans for the 831 Emerson project.

UPDATE: You may also follow the proposed plan development on the City of Evanston website at the following address:

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