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 »

Major Employers Near The Glen

Glenview, Illinois is home to the stunning development called The Glen on the former grounds of Naval Air Station Glenview.  The development is now 13 years old, and it hosts 5,000 very fortunate residents.  The Glen, which is the premier lifestyle community on the North Shore, is like a small town in many respects with its […] Read more »

Connecting Neighbors in The Glen

The Glen is an upscale residential and retail community in Glenview, Illinois.  It is composed of 1,106 privately owned homes of various types including single family, townhomes, duplexes, two-flats, villas and condos.  2,439 adults live in these homes, and of course a lot of children as well.  The Glen is like a small town with its […] Read more »

The Glen hosts scores of health care professionals

When non-residents think of The Glen (the upscale residential & retail development in Glenview, Illinois) they think of our many restaurants, shops, theater, and children’s venues (Kohl Children’s Museum, Make-a-Messterpiece, and Color Me Mine) in Glen Town Center.  These are top of mind for residents, too, along with our lovely neighborhoods and homes.  There is […] Read more »

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: The Glen is a convenient place to live.

One of the great advantages to living in The Glen (an upscale development in north shore community Glenview, Illinois) is its proximity to rail, automobile and air transportation.  When my family and I moved here 10 years ago, our primary considerations were the quality of schools, the Glen Town Center lifestyle, and the stunning townhome […] 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 »

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 »

New Glen Homes On the Drawing Board

With less than 1% of The Glen’s existing homes currently for sale, it was encouraging to hear of a new development on the drawing board. Glenview officials preliminarily approved a plan to sell 29 acres of land in the Glen to Edward R. James Partners.  Upon final approval and closing, the James group proposes to […] Read more »