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 »

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 »

Cambridge at The Glen offers a large variety of home types

The Glen in Glenview Illinois is an upscale residential and retail development on the grounds of a former Navy air station. It is composed of several neighborhoods, each with its own particular character. Cambridge at the Glen is unique among the Glen neighborhoods because it has the greatest variety of home types. There are 279 […] Read more »

Variety of health care providers in The Glen

My blogs about The Glen development (in Glenview, Illinois) typically focus on the luxury homes to be found here. Sometimes I write about the restaurants and shops in Glen Town Center. I’ve also mentioned the park, lake, golf courses and Kohl Children’s Museum. Today, though, I want to tell you about another great reason to live in […] Read more »

76 home sales in The Glen in 2016

There were 76 home sales in The Glen in 2016, almost identical to the 78 sold in 2015.  The Glen is a residential and retail development in Glenview Illinois known for its luxury homes and Glen Town Center, the shopping and restaurant mecca of Chicagoland’s North Shore.  It resides on the former property of the […] Read more »

Luxury homes of different types, styles and prices are available in The Glen

The Glen in Glenview Illinois is a housing and retail development with a large variety of home types and prices. I’ve lived here since 2003, and I focus my real estate practice largely in this wonderful community. Part of the lure of The Glen is its convenience to downtown Chicago, barely 40 minutes by train […] Read more »

2017 should be a solid year for home sales and prices in The Glen

The Glen in Glenview, Illinois is not only a great place to live, but it also enjoys a strong real estate market. I thought you would find it interesting to look ahead to Glen home sales and prices in 2017. The economic environment for real estate sales was positive in 2016 which is good news […] Read more »

The Glen. New Urbanism. Huh?

The Glen in Glenview Illinois is a perfect example of a community design concept called New Urbanism which emphasizes walkable neighborhoods that reduce a dependence on cars and one that promotes a strong sense of community.  Rather than the seemingly endless developments of single family homes with no commercial core, new urbanism envisions a retail […] Read more »

New construction homes still available in The Glen

While The Glen has been around for about 15 years, there are still new construction homes available.  The newest development is called Westgate at The Glen.  Edward R. James Partners is the developer, and construction began two years ago.  As of this date, 90% of the homes have sold which means there is still an […] Read more »

The Glen is still growing according to 2016 census

The 2016 census for The Glen has just been released, and it is interesting reading. For instance it tells us that there are 5,504 residents residing in 2,453 homes in the 14 development areas (read: neighborhoods), as of August, 2016. Of these 5,000+ residents, 1,422 are children. The total population is up by 305 residents (+5.8%) […] Read more »