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 »


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 »

The Glen’s art fair was a huge success…again!

The annual Glen Art Fair was held this past weekend, August 8 and 9, and as always it was a huge success. This prestigious (and fun!) event attracted scores of artists from throughout the United States to Tower Drive, Glen Town Center’s “main street”. Attendance was high, and as they say, a good time was […] Read more »

If you love golf you’ll love living in The Glen

Name another community like the Glen that has two quality golf courses within walking distance of every home.  (I’m waiting.  Still waiting.  Yup, still here…and still waiting.) One of the great things about living in the Glen is the easy access to The Glen Club and Glenview Prairie Club…two courses of very high quality and […] Read more »

The Glen’s reputation is growing nationally and worldwide

The Glen’s sterling reputation is growing nationally and internationally. You can’t imagine how many calls and emails I receive from prospective buyers who are not from Glenview or even the Chicago metropolitan area. Buyers find me via my proprietary website www.homesintheglen.com when searching the internet for houses in the Glen or just to learn about […] Read more »

New things to see and do in The Glen

Glen Town Center in Glenview, Illinois is The Glen’s shopping, dining and commercial “main street”. You’ll find scores of restaurants, shops and great things to do all within a short walk of any of The Glen’s luxury homes. Of course they’re all open to the general public as well. During the winter holiday season Glen […] Read more »

24 great reasons to live in The Glen

There are 24 restaurants in The Glen, the upscale housing and retail development in Glenview Illinois on Chicago’s North Shore. We realtors talk a lot about homes. How big they are. Where they are located. Nearby schools. Prices. Too often, though, we forget to discuss other benefits of living in a particular locale. So today […] Read more »

Westgate at the Glen Update

It has been a couple of months since I last blogged about Westgate, the new construction housing development in The Glen in Glenview Illinois. At that time I told you about the “reservation event” which allowed early registrants to receive more information about the proposed development and arrange appointments with developer E.R. James Partners to […] Read more »

Glen Town Center Sold

Glen Town Center has recently sold. Owned by the Oliver McMillan Company out of San Diego since inception, it sold to Dallas, Texas based Tabani Group, Inc. last month. Glen Town Center is The Glen’s shopping and dining hub, basically the neighborhood’s “main street.” The Glen is an upscale residential and retail development in Glenview, […] Read more »

“It’s a Wonderful Life”…at Tower Crossing in the Glen

Every now and then as I walk from my Tower Crossing townhome to Glen Town Center (all of one short block away) I half expect to see Frank Capra and Jimmy Stewart, the director and star respectively of the Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful Life. Why? Well, it’s obvious. Living here is indeed wonderful. In […] Read more »