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The City of Evanston is a proud sponsor of Evanston150 and encourages you to send your big ideas for Evanston’s future by Midnight on Saturday, July 30.

Our community will select the 10 best ideas to shape our future for the next 150 years. What would make Evanston a better place to live, study, work and play?

Email ideas to: or drop at 1007 Church Street, #108. Watch the “What’s Your Idea?” videos at to get inspired – then share your ideas today!

Evanston150 is a community-wide initiative that engages all of us in imagining our future, resulting in 10 visionary ideas to celebrate Evanston’s 150th anniversary in 2013.

The goals of Evanston150 are to:

Bring together our diverse community through a grassroots visioning process to improve Evanston’s future.

Capture the energy and imagination of the Evanston community to generate at least 2013 ideas, plans, hopes and even dreams to move our community forward.

Evaluate all ideas submitted and select 10 ideas that have broad community acceptance, a visionary outlook, and make a long-term impact.