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Northwestern University

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Address: 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208
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Private Chicago North Shore Half-Day Tour
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Nice campus

A wonderful campus by the lake! You can stroll by the lake and see Chicago on a clear day - Loved it!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 December 2015
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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

A wonderful campus by the lake! You can stroll by the lake and see Chicago on a clear day - Loved it!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Definitely worth going by the water, as I did when going for a run, when I had to be there for business.

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

This is a great place to walk or bike around. The campus is compact and there's much to see. Don't miss the outdoor sculpture garden, the Shakespeare garden, and the lake fill lagoons.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Visited my daughter for parents weekend. Northwestern knows how to do these weekends with lots of activities and informative sessions. Well done

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Northwestern University is located in the north of Chicago. The campus is not so big but its buildings are so elegant. It is just next to the Lake Michigan. It has great view. You can also walk or ride along the lakeside. It is very comfortable.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Fell in love with this campus. Right on the Lake with a lakeside walk area with a lovely view of Chicago skyline. Mixture of traditional ivy-covered buildings with new modern state-of-the-art buildings. Flower gardens everywhere. Art museum and several huge performing arts building. Kellogg Business school modern and state-of-the-art audiovisuals. Full of happy, friendly people. Free student-led walking tours available.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

I visited Northwestern's lakeside campus on a warm fall day and was a bit disappointed by the experience. The campus landscaping is peaceful, and the art museum and chapel are worth a look. However, I could not locate a campus map, and most of the buildings are not clearly signed until you approach them. Some of the buildings are architecturally... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful surprise! The Levere Memorial Temple is gothic style construction and contains a beautiful collection of Tiffany stained glass. The Sigma Alpha Epsilon Foundation maintains the Temple which was built as a war memorial. Truly a gem and worth a visit!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Northwestern is by anyone's account an outstanding institution of higher education. The campus is beautiful, snuggled up to the shores of Lake Michigan, and the students and faculty clearly love the university. At some $60,000 a year, it's not for the faint of financial heart, but nonetheless, definitely a Top 20 school in the U.S. The ethnic and global diversity... More 

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Ithaca, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

The Kelogg Center is the conference center for the business school. However, some Dean or other collected Inuit art. So we wandered around among conference goers, checking out wonderful carvings and paintings. Museum quality work. A long walk from the Hilton Garden Innl, but on the lake, so you can get some lake views as well.

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