The Merion

1611 Chicago Avenue Evanston IL 60201


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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!

Pricing at The Merion

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1 Bedroom
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of The Merion

  • The food is the Best!

    I would say my father-in-law is very happy at The Merion he is starting to socialize and likes joining in the activities that they offer to the residents. In fact, he is on an architectural "cruise"...

  • Welcoming staff

    My mother-in-law is a resident here. She loves the food, the building and she's made a few friends. We were there last week, they offer rooms you can rent like a hotel. We got the whole experience.The staff...

  • Glad we found it

    Very well run and well built facility. Food is excellent and fairly priced. Facilities are clean and very well maintained. Suites are like a luxury-near hotel. Staff is attentive and friendly and well dressed....

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Community Details at The Merion

  • The Merion Amenities

    • Activities Offsite
    • Vegetarian
    • Devotional Services Offsite
    • Indoor Common Areas
    • Activities Onsite
    • Swimming Pool / Hot Tub
    • Kosher
    • Devotional Services Onsite
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Beautician Onsite
    • Meals Provided

Senior Housing Types Provided at The Merion

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments