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1856 Orrington Ave.

1856 Orrington Ave. may be the smallest residence hall on campus, but it is considered a prime location by many students. With a cozy lounge, well-equipped kitchen, and game lounge in the lower level, it’s no wonder residents see it as a true campus home. Fun fact: Despite the building’s name, it is not on Orrington. Well, not any more. Orrington Avenue used to run through campus before the quads were formed between Emerson Street and University Place. 

Building Specifications

1856 Orrington Building Information
INFORMATION 1856 Orrington Ave.
Area Southwest Area
Housing Model Residence Hall
Community Size Small (<100)
Eligibility First Year, Transfer, and Returning Students 
Room Types Singles, Doubles
Area Desk & Building Access Willard
Nearest Dining Hall Foster-Walker
Nearest Fitness Room Willard
Mailroom Willard
Package Center Foster-Walker
Address for Mail & Pkg Delivery 1927 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Heating Radiator Steam Heating
Air Conditioning None
Laundry Location Basement
Elevator No
Bathroom Type(s) Community Style
Flooring Type Terrazzo
Kitchen/Kitchenette Full kitchen (includes stove/range)
Loftability No
Social Dues No

Building Photos

1856 common area
1856 common area
1856 dining
1856 pool table

Virtual Tours

1856 Orrington Double

1856 Orrington Single

Floor Plans

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floor plan 207