The Glen is the place to be on the 4th of July

I love living in The Glen.  The beautiful homes.  The lovely neighborhoods.  Glen Town Center’s shopping, dining and entertainment.  And…the 4th of July festivities!! This year, Gallery Park in The Glen will once again be ground zero for Glenview’s celebration.  Gallery Park is such a great place to enjoy on the 4th and every day.  […] Read more »

Watch FIFA’s Women’s World Cup soccer tournament in The Glen

Elephant and Castle, a British themed pub/restaurant in The Glen, is the place to be to watch any or all of the 52 matches that will be televised from France.  The restaurant is all decked out for the tournament with “Football Lives Here” emblazoned on the windows and doors.  Of course, we Americans would call […] Read more »

Glenbrook South High School receives a prestigious award…again!

The public high school serving students living in The Glen and greater Glenview is award-winning Glenbrook South High School.  Over the years it has received many awards for its excellence in educating area students from grades 9 through 12.  In fact, only two years ago software company Niche, using data from the U.S. Department of […] Read more »

Large single family homes in Southgate in The Glen

There’s roughly the same number of single family homes and attached homes in The Glen in Glenview, a North Shore suburban village close to Chicago.  Attached homes are townhomes, row homes, duplexes, two-flats and condos.  Of The Glen’s ten neighborhoods with privately-owned homes, five offer single family homes which is today’s blog topic.  Home prices […] Read more »

Gallery Park in The Glen

The Jewel of the Nile is a movie with Michael Douglas, and it’s 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, isn’t a movie, album or ship, but we do have a jewel. It’s called Gallery Park, […] 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 »

The Glen…a “neighborly” place to live

I’ve lived in The Glen housing development in Glenview Illinois for 13 years, and I’m an original homeowner in the Tower Crossing townhome neighborhood. One of the really fun things about living in my neighborhood is what we call “mailbox parties”. My home is one of 44 homes sharing a large, beautifully landscaped, oval-shaped courtyard. […] Read more »