The Daily Northwestern

Evanston celebrates Black History Month with discussions, events

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 3, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Various Evanston organizations and centers will host discussions, exhibits and lectures throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. The Evanston History Center has premiered the first event, an exhibit on two Africa...

Evanston History Center hosts lecture on jewelry shop

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

October 17, 2014

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston History Center hosted a lecture Thursday on a 20th-century Evanston jewelry shop and its relation to the arts and crafts movement. Curator Mary McWilliams came as a part of the center’s “Under the Buf...

Evanston seeks community input for Fountain Square renovation

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 16, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

The city is soliciting input on the upcoming renovation of Fountain Square, the small plaza downtown near World of Beer. The comments will help to develop four possible concepts for Fountain Square to be presented in early...

City to develop walking-tour web application

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City)

Evanston is in the beginning steps of creating a web application that offers walking tours of the city to residents and visitors. The new website will have information, stories and pictures of historical houses, buildings...

History center performance tells story behind ‘Downton Abbey’

Madeline Fox, Reporter

September 19, 2014

Filed under City

A Northwestern alumna brought to life the story of the British maid behind the PBS historical drama "Downton Abbey" during a performance for almost 100 people at the Evanston History Center on Thursday night. Leslie Goddard (Communication '01) presented in char...

Four Northwestern buildings honored by Preservation Commission

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 27, 2014

Filed under City, Local

Deering Library, Chapin Hall, the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority house and Swift Hall were recognized by Evanston’s Preservation Commission for its annual Preservation and Design Awards on Tuesday. The city awarded NU a “Proper...