Townhomes are the fastest growing of new homes in the U.S.

According to the National Association of Homebuilders, townhomes are now the fastest-growing segment of the single family housing construction market.  The association is a trade group representing homebuilders throughout the United States. Roughly half of the homes in The Glen of Glenview, Illinois are townhomes.  Some were built in the early years of the development, […] Read more »

Annual Art Fair in The Glen Is This Weekend, August 3 & 4

This is a weekend that everyone in The Glen, Glenview and much of the North Shore looks forward to…the Annual Glen Art Fair.  It’s one of the largest in the Chicago metropolitan area, and many consider it the best.  Glen Town Center will come alive with artist booths featuring painting, jewelry, sculpture and wearables.  Spend […] Read more »

The Glen’s 40/20 Convenience Factor

“I used to think I knew Glenview.  But I did NOT know Glenview.”  That was what my new’ish neighbor said to me recently.  He and his wife moved into The Glen late last year.  The Glen is a luxury housing development in Glenview, Illinois, a North Shore Chicago suburb.  They love their beautiful home and […] Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Major Golf Tournament starts today in The Glen

My husband and I walked over to The Glen Club for dinner last night.  It’s an easy walk, about half the length of a football field, from our Tower Crossing townhome, one of nine neighborhoods in The Glen.  I noticed banners announcing a major golf tournament, so asked about it in the clubhouse.  I learned […] Read more »

Cambridge at The Glen…all kinds of homes and prices

The Glen is a residential and retail development in the beautiful North Shore village of Glenview.  It contains nine individual neighborhoods, built between 2001 and 2017 by different developers.  Cambridge at The Glen is one of those neighborhoods, and it has the most diversity of home styles.  Some Glen neighborhoods have only one home type.  […] 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 »

Ya gotta see this Glen townhome!

3233 Coral is cool.  Really cool.  And it’s in The Glen, the north shore’s premier community for urban style living in the suburbs.  You can take it from me not only because I’m a Realtor, but also because I am a long time Glen homeowner.  This two-bedroom townhome is located in the highly sought-after Glen […] Read more »