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 »

The Glen’s Annual Art Fair…a big success once again

The annual Glen Art Fair was held last weekend, and it was a great success again this year.  Artists from throughout the United States displayed their beautiful works of art; in fact I met artists from California to New York.  As always, this fun event took place on Tower Drive, Glen Town Center’s main drag; […] Read more »

Summer Concerts in The Glen and Greater Glenview

Think of them as mini-Ravinias…without the crowds and parking hassles.  Let me explain. Glenview has a lot to do and see any time of year, but in summer it really comes alive.  My daughter-in-law Jenny and her two kids are coming to town in a few days.  Naturally, we’ll go into the city to ride […] Read more »

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 »