Scott Fithian
Direct: 773.404.4314
Fax: 312.944.3759
scott@lordcompanies.com
CROSS STREETS:  CHICAGO & CHURCH
FULL BUILT-OUT COFEE SHOP/RETAIL SPACE
FOR LEASE
NEIGHBORHOOD: EVANSTON
1621 CHICAGO AVE
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1030 North Clark Street, Suite 300, Chicago, Illinois, 60610, Phone: 312.944.6270, Fax: 312.944.3759
Commercial Space: Long established “hip” coffee shop (Kafein) known and loved by college students and locals
alike in high visibility single-story restaurant/retail building adjacent to the historic Merion Luxury Senior Living
Community
• 1,777 SF
• 12’ ceilings
• Extensive exterior signage opportunities with large awning and tall front windows

Delivery Condition: Fully fixtured space complete with multiple refrigeration units, prep stations, performance stage,
two ADA restrooms, etc. Lease Rate: $38-42/SF ($5,600 – 6,200/mo.), modified gross

Additional Expenses: Tenant will be responsible for its share of increases in real estate taxes above current base
year taxes. Tenant is also responsible for its own separately metered water, gas and electric utilities.

Availability: Immediate

Location: Located in Evanston's premier retail corridor in the heart of downtown Evanston just 1 block south of
Northwestern University's main Evanston Campus. Surrounded by dozens of national and strong local tenants
including Whole Foods, Chase Bank, PNC Bank, LA Fitness, Lyfe Kitchen, Amy Morton’s Found Kitchen, Joy Yee
Noodles, Peet’s Coffee, AT&T, Naf Naf Grill, World of Beer, Giordano’s, etc. Excellent foot traffic and easy access (2-
blocks west) to the Davis Metra Station and Purple Line.

Traffic Counts: 8,700 vehicles per day (VPD) on Chicago Ave, 6,500 VPD on Davis Street and 10,650 VPD on
Church Street.
Demographics: (2018)         1.0 mi        3.0 mi
Population        32,421     173,515
Households        13,214       68,481
Daytime Population        44,299     125,209
Average Age            35.3           38.1
Average Household Income    $105,512     $97,098
Median Household Income      $70,271     $66,521
Median Home Value      454,596   $349,486
Zoning: D3 (Downtown Core Development)