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Personalize Your New Place With Decor & Accessories From These Evanston Stores


As you move into your new apartment at The Link Evanston, it’s important to infuse the space with your own personality. Check out these shops near Northwestern University to find the perfect decor and accessories for your pad.

Where Can I Find Plants in Downtown Evanston?

If you’re a plant enthusiast or looking to add some greenery to your apartment, head to the Windy City Garden Center on Green Bay Road. They specialize in perennials, annuals, herbs, and vegetables, and they have everything you need to create your own container garden.

This is also the place to grab seasonal items like decorative greens and pumpkins – in the fall, they offer an expansive selection of pumpkins and gourds in a wide variety of shapes and colors. It’s also the perfect place to pick up your winter poinsettia and a holiday tree, if that’s your thing.

Where is The Best Place to Shop Near Northwestern University?

One of the best shopping destinations around Evanston is Secret Treasures. This Dempster Street vintage shop features eclectic items and collectibles at a reasonable price. It’s a fun place just to explore – you never know what cool trinkets you might find. You can also peruse online to stay updated on new inventory.

Where Can I Find Midcentury Modern Home Decor in Evanston?

If you’re obsessed with midcentury modern and Danish-inspired home decor, visit Modern Vibe. Also on Dempster, this vintage shop specializes in midcentury home furnishings, art, and accessories. Get that upscale look without hurting the planet by buying vintage.

Looking for more things to do in Evanston? Check out The Link Evanston's Neighborhood page to learn all about our Northwestern University area.


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