Rarely available! Enjoy an A+ location in the heart of downtown Evanston with this sunny, spacious 2 BR/2 BA condo! Situated on the 8th floor with a southeast exposure; enjoy a stellar location, seasonal lake views from the balcony and sunny, south-facing windows in the bedrooms and kitchen that flood the unit with natural light. As you step into the foyer of this unit, you'll find a coat closet as well as the main living room area with combo space for a formal dining table, as well as access to a private east-facing balcony. The oversized primary bedroom offers a private bath, vanity area, walk-in closet and additional closet as well. The kitchen has abundant cabinetry and counter space, along with a sunny eat-in dining area. A second good-sized bedroom, additional full bath and full-sized in-unit laundry room round out the main living areas. Extensive unit updates abound, including: new paint (2022), new hardwood floors (2018/2022), new HVAC/furnace (2020), new slider (2018), new refrigerator (2019), new washer (2020), and additional kitchen updates (done by the previous owner in 2018). The 1738 Chicago building offers one of the best locations in downtown Evanston - proximate to everything you need without the congestion of the city center. A well-managed building, it features its own list of improvements: new roof (2018), new lobby paint (2022) and new exterior paint (2021). Life at 1738 Chicago enables you to walk everywhere: To the beach, to Evanston shops and dining, to Northwestern University and to public transportation! Check every box in this elevator building as the unit also includes one garage parking spot (#7) and a storage locker too! Welcome home! (Please note furniture has been virtually staged).