Top 5 Coworking Spaces in Evanston

Situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, Evanston, IL, is a charming suburb known for its tree-lined streets, historic architecture and Northwestern University offering a tranquil environment with easy access to urban amenities. Evanston thrives in education, health care and technology, which is reflected in its coworking spaces that blend sophistication with academic charm.

With that in mind, this article analyzes the best coworking spaces in Evanston and the unique traits that define each space by covering aspects such as:

  • Workspace options and their associated membership costs
  • Distinctive amenities and standout features in each coworking location
  • The coworking community and the surrounding neighborhood

5 Highest-Rated Coworking Spaces in Evanston

1. Office805 (5 stars)

805 Greenwood St., Evanston, IL 60201

Housed in a newly renovated, historic building, Office805 offers a welcoming community, accommodating host and thoughtful design. Specifically, the unique layout features bright colors, lively artwork and convenient placement of desks to enhance the overall work setup. And, with easy access to the El and Metra; downtown Evanston’s dining options; and its location less than a mile from the lakefront, Office805 provides a well-designed and convenient coworking experience.

Best for: Independent workers and professionals

+ 24/7 access
+ Relaxation area
+ Impromptu community lunches and events
+ On-site bike storage

 

Dedicated Desk
$300/month
Virtual Office
$40/month

 

Learn more about Office805

2. Industrious (5 stars)

909 Davis St., Suite 500, Evanston, IL 60201

In the heart of Evanston’s commercial district, Industrious offers various options for coworking, private offices and on-demand meeting spaces. The interior, which blends modern aesthetics with a corporate essence, creates a warm and welcoming environment with regular networking and coworker well-being programs bringing the community together. Additionally, with convenient CTA purple and Metra line stops nearby, as well as easy access to I-90 and I-94, commuting in this area is a breeze.

Best for: Independent workers, professionals and teams

+ 24/7 access
+ Wellness room
+ On-site support team
+ On-site bike storage
+ Daily breakfast and snacks
+ Weekly happy hour

 

Open Desk
$299/month
Meeting Room
$75/hour
Private Office
$656/month
Virtual Office
$99/month

 

Learn more about Industrious

3. Office Depot Coworking (5 stars)

2722 Green Bay Road, Evanston, IL 60201

For those looking for affordable coworking spaces in Evanston, creates a productive working environment without the accompanying costs. Here, the work areas have a classic setup with ergonomic office furniture and office essentials to ensure members can focus on their tasks without distractions.

Best for: Independent workers and small teams

+ Lockers
+ On-site parking bike storage

 

Open Desk
$40/day
Meeting Room
Upon Request
Private Office
$60/day
Dedicated Desk
$250/month

 

Learn more about Office Depot Coworking

4. Creative Coworking (4.9 stars)

922 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60201

With its artistic interior and downtown location, Creative Coworking offers inspiring workspaces and convenient access to prime city locations enhanced by proximity to public transit. This three-story facility also functions as a fully operating art gallery showcasing the work of 40+ Chicagoland artists with regularly rotated displays.

Best for: Creative professionals, startups and entrepreneurs

+ 24/7 access
+ Rooftop deck
+ Rotating art displays

 

Event Space
$50/hour
Open Desk
$25/day
Meeting Room
$20/hour
Private Office
$900/month
Dedicated Desk
$300/month
Office Suite
$1,600/month

 

Learn more about Creative Coworking

5. Regus – Orrington Plaza (4.4 stars)

1603 Orrington Ave., Suite 600, Evanston, IL 60201

Strategically positioned at the 20-story Orrington Plaza, Regus offers breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan. The recently renovated tower features floor-to-ceiling windows, a business lounge, breakout areas and on-site parking. With a fitness gym next door, shops, and restaurants within walking distance — as well as road, rail and air links — this location provides a convenient and accessible work environment.

Best for: Independent workers and professionals

+ Online appointments
+ Money-back guarantee
+ 24/7 security
+ Breakout areas
+ Business lounge

 

Private Office
Upon Request
Dedicated Desk
$269/month
Day Office
$225/month
Virtual Office
$235/month
Open Workspace
$119/month

 

Learn more about Regus – Orrington Plaza

Methodology 

We based our selection of the 5 best coworking spaces in Evanston on Google reviews, shortlisting locations with an average rating of 4.5 stars or higher, also considering available amenities and membership prices. When booking a coworking space, always consider your own individual or business needs and budget.

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Balazs Szekely

Balazs Szekely, our Senior Creative Writer has a degree in journalism and dynamic career experience spanning radio, print and online media, as well as B2B and B2C copywriting. With extensive experience at several real estate industry publications, he’s well-versed in coworking trends, remote work, lifestyle and health topics. Balazs’ work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as on CBS, CNBC and more. He’s fascinated by photography, winter sports and nature, and, in his free time, you may find him away from home on a city break. You can drop Balazs a line via email.
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