How The Glen Came to Be

The Glen is a wonderful place to live, shop and dine. It’s located on the grounds of the former Naval Air Station Glenview which operated here for a long time. We have over 2000 luxury homes, over 20 shops and boutiques, 17 restaurants and much more. But how did it come about? Well, here is […] Read more »

Summer in Glenview means outdoor dining in The Glen

A couple of months ago I wrote a blog about the unofficial – but very real – sign of spring in Glenview, the opening of the Glenview Dairy Bar. Well, there’s also a sign of summer, and its right here in The Glen…outdoor dining in Glen Town Center. We have 17 restaurants in The Glen, […] Read more »

There are signs of spring. And there is THE sign of spring in Glenview.

When I moved to The Glen many years ago, I discovered the Glenview Dairy Bar nearby. I remember driving by it the first time.  It looked so sweet and quaint in a 1950s kind of way. The hand painted sign tipped me off that it’s a local business…a family business. But really, it’s more than a business. It’s […] Read more »

Stunning Home for Sale in Southgate at The Glen

Walk in and feel right at home in this stunning brick colonial residing in one of Glenview’s premier neighborhoods, Southgate at The Glen. Elegant and comfortable, this beautiful residence is situated across from a park with a walking path to Westbrook School. The gracious, open floor plan makes entertaining easy for a small dinner party in the […] Read more »

Golfing in The Glen

It’s spring, and that means golf.  Here in The Glen we are fortunate to have two – count them TWO – wonderful golf courses, both within walking distance of any Glen home. A wonderful thing about living in The Glen is the availability of  The Glen Club and Glenview Prairie Club.  Both courses are of […] Read more »

Check out the great schools serving The Glen

Kids in The Glen (in Glenview, Illinois) are very fortunate for a lot of reasons. Chief among them are the outstanding schools serving our area. Parents who are considering moving to The Glen may want to check them out carefully as my husband and I did nearly 14 years ago. School quality was one of […] Read more »

Now’s the best time to buy or sell a home in The Glen

OK, I know you’ve heard it before, but here it is again. If you want to sell your home, now is the best time of the year to get it listed on the MLS. It’s March folks. Spring is in the air. Home buyers come out of hibernation and start looking around. There is logic […] Read more »

Emergency help is on the way…in The Glen

My family and I live in The Glen, an upscale residential and retail community in Glenview Illinois. We moved here in 2003 which was in the early days of the development. We have come to love our home, Gallery Park, Lake Glenview, Glen Town Center’s wonderful restaurants and shops, and the several lovely neighborhoods filled […] Read more »

Cambridge at The Glen offers a large variety of home types

The Glen in Glenview Illinois is an upscale residential and retail development on the grounds of a former Navy air station. It is composed of several neighborhoods, each with its own particular character. Cambridge at the Glen is unique among the Glen neighborhoods because it has the greatest variety of home types. There are 279 […] Read more »

17 restaurants in Glen Town Center

He couldn’t believe it.  Really, he couldn’t. My family is hosting a Japanese exchange student for the next eight days.  He will be attending Glenbrook South, the incredible high school serving Glenview.  We picked him up yesterday and drove him to our home in The Glen, the North Shore’s premier lifestyle community. After getting him […] Read more »