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 sales and prices higher than in 2012

On the site of the former Naval air base in Glenview, Illinois sits a residential and retail development called The Glen which has become the premier lifestyle community on the Chicago area’s North Shore.  There are several neighborhoods in The Glen including Chapel Crossing, Landings, Southgate, Tower Crossing, Cambridge, Regency, Glen Shore and Patriot Commons. […] Read more »

New Census Data for The Glen

A census is done each year in The Glen (by Ehlers & Associates), and the information is always very interesting to those of us who live here and to prospective home buyers.  The Glen is a luxury home and retail development in Glenview, Illinois in the Chicago area’s North Shore.  Some time ago I wrote a blog […] Read more »

Update: Southgate home sales & prices

Southgate is a luxury housing development in The Glen, the north shore’s premier lifestyle community, located in Glenview, Illinois.  Southgate has 237 single family homes.  The following is an update on home sales and housing prices. 4 homes sold from mid-July to mid-September: 4 bedroom semi-custom home on Saratoga sold for $1,279,000.  The home was […] Read more »

Surprise Fed Announcement Good News for Home Sales

I have an excuse for knowing about Gomer Pyle, Jim Nabors’ hayseed character on the 1960’s Andy Griffith show.  My husband is older than me (!) and he watches re-runs on ME-TV.  I bring this up because of his call to me Wednesday in his spot-on impression of Gomer’s signature adage…Sur-prise Sur-prise Sur-prise!  He had […] 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 lull between the (sales) storms

The spring and early summer real estate market in The Glen (in Glenview, Illinois) was the strongest in many years.  The Glen, as many of my blog followers know, is an upscale residential and retail community built on the site of the former Naval Air Station Glenview. As an example, in The Glen’s Tower Crossing […] 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 »