Landings at The Glen…a charming neighborhood with beautiful homes

Landings at The Glen gazebo

Landings at The Glen is a beautiful neighborhood of 143 large single-family homes.  The neighborhood offers 18 different housing styles including neo-traditional two-story and stunning Cape Cod homes.  No two homes look alike. Landings resides on 55 acres.  You will enjoy the neighborhood’s inviting 8.9-acre park.  Its charming gazebo is the beloved community jewel available to residents […] Read more »

The Glen…Convenient to Everything

My husband and I recently purchased a condo in his home town of Omaha.  It’s for investment purposes, at least for now.  Someday way down the road after I retire, we may use it personally as well as keeping our home here in The Glen (in the north shore community of Glenview). Why do I […] Read more »

Curious about Tower Crossing in The Glen?

“Admit it.  You’re curious.”  So said the sign draped over the Optima condo complex in Skokie.  The building looks like it’s all glass, and indeed whenever I drove on I-94, I was curious. The same goes for a terrific neighborhood in The Glen (in Glenview, Illinois, called Tower Crossing.  The development is adjacent to Glen […] 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 »

Two large, stunning townhomes for sale in The Glen

How often do you find townhomes larger than 3000 square feet? The answer is ‘not too often’. Currently, however, there are two such homes for sale in The Glen (in Glenview Illinois), and both are absolutely stunning! The Glen is the magnificent residential and retail development on the grounds of the old Naval Air Station […] Read more »

First dates…in The Glen

My husband bought our movie tickets on our first date. It was in the city, long ago. Of course he wasn’t my husband then, but I remember thinking he was off to a good start. ‘Splitting the bill’ seemed to be the thing back then, or maybe I had been seeing the wrong guys. Now that […] Read more »

The layout of The Glen…more than beautiful homes

While The Glen (in Glenview Illinois) is principally known for its 1300 luxury homes in nine neighborhoods, you will find retail, commercial and professional areas as well. This impressive development, now about 15 years old, was laid out thoughtfully and with great care. The arrangement of these various and distinct areas works to the benefit […] Read more »

6. Count them. 6 bedroom home in The Glen

Single family homes with six bedrooms are hard to find.  And the one I am writing about today is particularly uncommon.  When you imagine a home with this many bedrooms you might think about a three story home with three bedrooms on each of the top two floors.  But that’s not the case here. 1592 […] Read more »

Kids in The Glen

Kids. Lots of them. Right here in The Glen! In fact we have 1,336 children (ages birth through the 12th grade) in the 1,254 privately owned homes in this upscale residential and retail community in Glenview Illinois. As a long time Glen resident and as a Realtor who focuses heavily on The Glen, I know […] Read more »