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The Merion

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1611 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Caretypes Provided: Independent Living

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About The Merion

Retirement Living. Redefined.

Artfully reborn out of the historic North Shore Hotel in summer 2014, The Merion is redefining retirement living by offering for lease, strikingly appointed apartments situated in an environment suited for those with the most discerning tastes and expectations.

Located in vibrant downtown Evanston, the building boasts a wide variety of striking features and amenities. From fully appointed and furnished apartments, to 10+ relaxation areas, to engaging entertainment and social activities, to distinctive dining options and the magnificent Crystal Ballroom, The Merion strives to exceed the desires of today’s thriving, active retirees.

Building Features
•Extensive 2014 renovation
•10+ relaxation areas including library, fitness center, theatre, and more
•Multiple dining options designed by our renowned chefs
•Pet friendly community
•Diverse & robust social activities
•Energetic on-site management
•Full time on-site nursing staff

Unit Features
•Fully furnished, includes flat screen TV
•Stainless steel appliances
•Natural oak hardwood flooring throughout
•Step-in showers with built in seating
•Individually controlled a/c
•In-unit emergency pull cords

What’s Included
•All utilities
•Telephone / satellite cable / internet
•Housekeeping services
•Responsive maintenance services

We are eager to have you experience the ambiance, elegance, and sophistication which define the Merion - Contact us to take a casual tour of the community today!

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Community Details

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Amenities Available

  • Activities Offsite
  • Vegetarian
  • Devotional Services Offsite
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Devotional Services Onsite
  • Activities Onsite
  • Kosher
  • Meals Provided
  • Beautician Onsite
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Bar / pub
  • Movie Room / Theater
  • Piano / Organ
  • Game room
  • Arts and crafts center
  • TV Lounge
  • Meeting room
  • Free cable satellite tv
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free high speed internet
  • Ballroom
  • Outside patio garden
  • Computer room
  • Fitness center
  • Billiards lounge
  • Atrium
  • Library
  • Cafe / Bistro
  • Housekeeping provided
  • Laundry service / drycleaning
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Home Care Agency on-site
  • Over 55 accepted


  • Nurses on Staff
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Visiting Physical Therapist
  • Visiting Speech Therapist
  • Visiting Dentist
  • Visiting Nurse
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Homecare Onsite
  • Full time activity director
  • Dedicated concierge
  • Medication care managers / Medication Technicians
  • Massage therapy

Other Services

  • Vegan options
  • Special Diets: Gluten-free
  • Professional chef
  • Room service
  • International cuisine
  • Private dining room
  • Restaurant style dining
  • Wheelchair Accessible Showers
  • Hospice Available
  • Aging in Place
  • Full Tubs
  • Respite Offered
  • Complimentary Transportation
  • Property Convenient to Busline
  • Resident Parking Available

Accepts Pets

  • Cats
  • Dogs


  • Allowed Outdoors
Pet Friendly Senior Living
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reviewed on: 8/23/2016 by Anonymous

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