Senior Living. Redefined.

Retirement Community Near the North Shore, Chicago.

Discover Evanston’s Signature Senior Living

We offer stylish senior living in a vibrant urban setting. Our historic property on the North Shore, long a distinguished Evanston, IL, landmark, has been lovingly restored and expanded with all-new, modern interiors. Outside our door, you’ll find the busy center of an energetic and diverse university town, yet minutes away is downtown Chicago, IL, and all it offers.

Flexible Rental Lifestyle

Comfortable, well-appointed rental residences are designed for independent living, with conscientious staff taking care of home maintenance, housekeeping and laundry. Dining is superb, with a renowned culinary team on board for delectable meals and magical desserts.

Intellectual and Cultural Adventure

The Merion is home to astute, well-read, socially savvy individuals from all walks of life. They’re attracted to the dining, entertainment and cultural offerings of Evanston and nearby Chicago, as well as the continuing education at nearby Northwestern University. If you’re seeking a retirement elevated to a higher level, you’ll fit right in with a stimulating community lifestyle where you can explore new ideas, challenge ways of thinking and develop flourishing friendships.

A Full Spectrum of Care

Health care is available on an à la carte basis, so residents only pay for what they need. Assistance-in-living care is offered in the privacy of one’s home, while skilled nursing and rehabilitation services are available on a priority, discounted basis from nearby Symphony of Evanston, a premier nationwide health care provider.


The Merion is part of the Horizon Realty Group’s portfolio of residential property. Family owned and operated in the Chicagoland area for over 30 years, Horizon Realty Group represents the pride of ownership, attention to detail and commitment to quality only possible from a local, small business.


Love Evanston, IL? Discover a kind of senior living that only The Merion can offer.