The Glen…before it was The Glen

There are reminders everywhere in The Glen.  The statues in the middle of the shops in Glen Town Center.  The commemorative signs on walls along Tower Drive.  Six flags in the park.  And the street names…Independence Avenue, Valor Drive, Constitution Drive, Admiral Court, Patriot Boulevard, and Annapolis Drive.  Here once proudly stood Naval Air Station […] Read more »

Tower Crossing Prices up 5.3%, Sales Too

The Glen is the premier lifestyle community on the North Shore of the Chicago metropolitan area, located in Glenview, Illinois.  It is composed of several neighborhoods one of which is called Tower Crossing. Tower Crossing is a townhome development with 154 stunning homes, built between 7 and 10 years ago.  It borders Glen Town Center […] Read more »

Only 31 Homes Left at Regency at The Glen

I have previously written about a new development under construction in The Glen, Regency.  Pulte is the developer of this new Glenview, Illinois neighborhood.   It is located just north of West Lake Avenue and west of Shermer Road.  For golfers it is an ideal location, walking distance to both The Glen Club’s 18 home championship course […] Read more »

Rising Home Sales & Prices in The Glen

Recently I was asked to give a presentation about the real estate market to a group of business men and women.  While preparing my presentation I was struck by the words I saw on my laptop’s screen, words that I had written, but startling none-the-less:  sales are up, prices are up, time on market down, […] Read more »

Glen Home Types: Something for Everyone

I’ve heard some residents suggest that there are far too few townhomes, condos, and villas in The Glen.  I’ve heard others say that the development is over populated with attached housing.  The truth?  Well, they’re both…wrong. The Glen is a development within Glenview, Illinois on land that was once Naval Air Station Glenview.  But calling […] Read more »

Update on Patriot Commons in The Glen

Patriot Commons is a beautiful housing development in The Glen, Glenview, Illinois.  The developer is highly respected Toll Brothers.  This development of condos and townhomes (near Glen Town Center’s many restaurants and shops) really took off a few years ago, but like many new construction projects it hit the wall during the recession.  After completing and […] Read more »

Living near The Glen Club, Glenview Illinois

Spring is just around the corner, and it’s time to be thinking about golf!  One of the great benefits of living in The Glen is proximity to The Glen Club’s 18 home championship golf course designed by Tom Fazio.  The course is open to the public, and it also offers memberships. The Glen Club opened […] Read more »