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Northwestern University

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Address: 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208
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This is commentary on the food courts in the hospital

We used the food courts for 6 days while visiting a patient. The variety is excellent and the food is very good and reasonable priced. We recommend it. There is a TGI Fridays... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We used the food courts for 6 days while visiting a patient. The variety is excellent and the food is very good and reasonable priced. We recommend it. There is a TGI Fridays nearby that also is good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Did my post-Bach premedicine program here about 5 years ago. The education was outstanding, facilities were great and the location can't be beat, the northshore with a great view of the lake and the city anywhere on campus. Lived on central across from the football stadium, which is a very lively area with shops, restaurants and the purple line train.... More 

Thank Brian K
chicago, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me clear. Northwestern is one of the FINEST UNIVERSITIES in the country but it also remarkably beautiful! In the great town of Evanston IL, Northwestern is a dream school for its location as well!

Thank Tina J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandson enrolled in a summer program. I participated in start and graduation activities. It was well organized and professional in every way.

Thank AMIR M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, there is always something happening at NU. And, the campus s beautiful, even in Winter. The basketball program is making history this year.

Thank saolsen11
Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am an Evanston resident and often walk along the lakefront path and make my way up to Sheridan Road to walk through the campus. There is much in the way of architectural detail with the mixture of old and new buildings on the campus-library, churches, library, Norris Center, fraternity houses. During the weekday, you will certainly see a large... More 

Thank msdeelr58
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful winter walk all around campus. Grab a coffee in the town of Evanston and enjoy a sunny February wander.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

As a former student and then 27 years of teaching in the medical school, I co tinge to marvel at the beauty of this campus. Head to the lakefront and the many walking paths and you'll have a wonderful outing. Beware the parking regulations but weekends have many spots free and the walk on the lakefront, with views of Chicago... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We have taken classes at the Evanston campus for some time. I am not a graduate of Northwestern, but my granddaughter is. The setting on the lake is beautiful. Great architecture.

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Wilmette, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I've been to over 100 university campuses. The only one that has a more beautiful setting, that I've seen, is UCLA. The Lake Michigan setting at Northwestern is stunning, the buildings inspiring--everything from classical to modern (but not the usual brute 60's/'70's monstrosities). And, the town of Evanston is student friendly and cosmopolitan, with good restaurants and interesting stores.

Thank Svensota

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