Historically significant renovation of a 4 bedroom/3 bathroom and 1 half bath landmark 1879 Italianate "Cottage". Wonderfully blended modern design with original details combine to form an ideal Evanston home. New front porch, inviting foyer with elegant curved staircase, 10 feet high ceilings, living room with floor to ceiling eastern windows and gas fireplace with rebuilt original cast iron insert, marble mantle and surround. Family room with bay window is adjacent to the open dining and kitchen area featuring ebony base cabinets, white upper cabinets, arctic white quartz counters, spanish glazed subway tiles, custom open shelving, designer lighting, and Canadel island. First floor 4th bedroom/office, too. Pella doors lead to new deck with access to landscaped fenced back yard and new 2 car garage. 2nd floor features refinished 5" pine floors, laundry, lovely master suite with custom designed bath, 2nd bedroom with sitting room, 3rd bedroom and hall bath. Finished basement with full bath, office space and recreation room. Fantastic location just blocks from town, both trains and lake!