Gallery Park makes living in The Glen even better

The Jewel of the Nile is a movie with Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner.  It’s also an album by Nice & Smooth.  The Jewel of the Seas is a cruise ship.  Well, The Glen, a residential and retail development in Glenview Illinois, is not the Nile or a movie or a song or a ship…but […] Read more »

The 4th of July in The Glen

The marching bands.  The floats.  Candy thrown to children.  It was the 4th of July in my town, Glenview Illinois. What a wonderful 4th of July in Glenview again this year, and the parade drew a huge crowd as always.  People from throughout our village – many from The Glen – came out to celebrate […] Read more »

Living in The Glen’s Tower Crossing neighborhood

I live in Tower Crossing in The Glen.  I do.  And I love it.  Always have.  Always will. I moved here to Glenview in the relatively early days of The Glen development back in 2003.  In fact, my gorgeous townhome is on Lot #1 of the Tower Crossing neighborhood, one of 9 distinct developments in […] Read more »

The Glen has homes for sale. Yes it does. And they’re really cool.

It’s not true.  At least not in The Glen.  If you’re like me you’ve seen countless articles about how few homes are listed for sale.  Housing inventory, they say, can’t meet demand.  Well, here in The Glen we have plenty of great homes for sale. That’s not to say there isn’t demand.  Home buyers love […] Read more »

Urban living in the suburbs…Glen Town Center in The Glen

May was confused this year. Very confused. It couldn’t decide if it was spring or summer. Winter even. But when we got a few nice days I saw something that warmed my heart…outdoor tables and chairs in Glen Town Center. sigh… Glen Town Center was one of the first of a new concept in suburban […] Read more »

Big award for The Glen

Margaret Ludemen specialzes in the Glen

To the many attributes of The Glen add this: The project that created The Glen has just been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its first-ever National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse Award. Sure, it’s a long and confusing name, but the award is meaningful and important. Read on. The Glen […] Read more »

It’s spring…time to sell or buy a home in The Glen

Yes, I know you’ve heard it many times, but here it is again.  Spring is the very best time of year to buy or sell a home.  It’s when buyers begin to get serious about their next home purchase.  Why?  Well, a couple of reasons. First, spring (yes, I think it’s really here now) is […] Read more »

Convenience

Unless you live in a very small town, odds are that you need to drive to most everything. Contrast that with the convenience of The Glen in Glenview Illinois where residents can walk to shopping, dining, recreation, entertainment, public transportation and even medical care. Glen Town Center, walkable from any home in The Glen, is […] Read more »

For sale: Stunning home in The Glen overlooking park and lake

I sell a lot of homes in The Glen and throughout Glenview, but I don’t usually blog about a particular home that’s listed for sale.  Today I’m making an exception because it is such a stunning home in the best possible Glen location. 1916 Patriot Blvd is a four story brick townhome of Georgian architecture […] Read more »

High school serving The Glen is in the top 0.001% in USA

Glenbrook South High School (GBS) is the public high school serving kids in The Glen and greater Glenview.  The Glen is the upscale retail and housing development on the grounds of the former Naval Air Station Glenview.  Over 1300 children of all ages live in The Glen, and 379 attend GBS. GBS was recently ranked […] Read more »