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 »

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 »

Kids in The Glen & Where They Go To School

Hard to believe, but schools open here in Glenview, Illinois in just over a month.  Getting my son ready for 7th grade is on my mind, and I thought I would share with you what I know about kids in the Glen and their schools. Before I get into the numbers, I should tell you that […] 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 »

Market Update: Townhomes in The Glen

It has been a busy spring for attached homes (townhomes, row houses, villas) in The Glen, the premier residential, retail, and dining venue in Glenview, Illinois. The newest housing development in The Glen is called Regency.  Pulte Homes is currently building 109 townhomes and 40 villas ranging is size from 1523 sq ft to 2493 sq […] Read more »

The Glen Census: Neighborhoods, Residents, Children

Often I receive phone calls or emails from people who live outside of the Chicago metropolitan area who have heard of The Glen or who discovered it while performing real estate searches.  Many found individual homes online, but wonder what the neighborhood is like…and if it’s family/children friendly.  Well, here is some of what I […] Read more »

Home sales booming in Glenview and North Shore

An improving economy, job growth, and low mortgage interest rates are fueling a home sales boom in Glenview, Illinois and the entire North Shore of the Chicago metropolitan area.  Another factor is the popularity of the North Shore’s premier community, The Glen, which has 1,106 private residences.  Not only are homes in The Glen popular, […] Read more »

The Glen’s Tower Crossing townhomes…jump in recent sales

  Four Tower Crossing townhomes sold in a two week period recently.  One might expect that in a new development with a large number of homes.  But Tower Crossing, in The Glen, is nine years old, and it has only 154 homes.  I haven’t seen anything like it in years. The Glen is a residential and retail […] Read more »

Attea Middle School – More Than Meets the Eye

Last week my son started sixth grade at Attea Middle School right here in The Glen.  And when I say “right here” I mean that it’s smack dab in the middle of our wonderful Glen community.  It resides adjacent to Gallery Park and Lake Glenview.  It is across the street from two of our wonderful […] Read more »