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Address: 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208
Phone Number: 847/491-3741
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Visit the Block Gallery; walk along the lakefront

The Block Gallery is a small museum that always has a fascination show that one probably cannot see anywhere else. One can start at the NU lakefront and continue walking south... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2014
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San Francisco
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

need i say more? oh, over-rated and arrogant too. almost an ivy and with an odd goal of becoming a local Chicago school.

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Chicago
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Block Gallery is a small museum that always has a fascination show that one probably cannot see anywhere else. One can start at the NU lakefront and continue walking south into the Evanston lakefront and Dawes Park. I you have time visit the Evanston Historical Society's center in the Charles Dawes mansion. He was a vice president under Calvin... More 

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Blaine, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

What a great University! So much to see and a great view on the lake. It's a upbeat neighborhood with so much to do. The train is nearby for easy access downtown.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We visited 6 colleges in 4 days. Our conclusion was that its the tour guide that makes the visit. We felt that not only did we know Northwestern, but we new the tour guide as well and his life there. Very enjoyable. We liked Northwestern.

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Viroflay, France
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Beautiful campus for a walk with attractive old and modern buildings. Impressive sports facilities, theater and other artistic activities. Obviously a thriving , well ranked university

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Aurangabad, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Liked everything about the place it's hospitality, location , the food and all. The address by the dean was very impressive. The Lake Michigan was awesome .

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

While looking at schools over the last couple of years, we've been to Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia and University of Chicago. Well, Northwestern has one of, if not the, most beautiful campuses of the lot. Obviously if you're looking at schools, there are multiple factors that weigh in, probably least of which is visual. None the less, this place would... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Gothic Revival architecture, a Brutalist library, footpaths along Lake Michigan, sculptures, museums, music performances, a superb library, and more. Easy access via public transportation from O'Hare or the Loop (Pace bus 250). Downtown Evanston, with numerous restaurants, just a few minutes (by foot) away, and the city has several National Historic Districts.

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ynotbloom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Attended the Traffic Accident Reconstruction II class here under the instruction of Lynn Fricke (what a hoot of a teacher!). Security was excellent. Staff very helpful, welcoming and accommodating. Great heating (had to ask them to turn it down a couple of times!). Hallways felt like we were back in the Receiving dock, though. But hey - who comes for... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Parking can bee daunting at Northerwestern University, but the good thing is that they are I preparing to open a new parking garage in 2014. The campus is charming with lovely landscaping and nestled in a residential village. Be sure to pop over to the lake!

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