Gallery Park makes living in The Glen even better

The Jewel of the Nile is a movie with Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner.  It’s also 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, is not the Nile or a movie or a song or a ship…but […] Read more »

Convenience

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 »

Check out the great schools serving The Glen

Kids in The Glen (in Glenview, Illinois) are very fortunate for a lot of reasons. Chief among them are the outstanding schools serving our area. Parents who are considering moving to The Glen may want to check them out carefully as my husband and I did nearly 14 years ago. School quality was one of […] 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 »

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 »

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 »

The Glen, a great place for families with kids

Family Activities in The Glen

When my family moved to The Glen (in Glenview Illinois) in 2003, our son had just turned three years old. My husband and I were attracted to its stunning homes, beautiful neighborhoods, and the ‘urban living in the suburbs’ character that it is known for today. And one more thing, the Glenview’s award winning schools. […] 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 »

The Glen’s Glen Shore condos offer luxury and affordability

The Glen in Glenview Illinois on Chicago’s north shore consists of privately owned homes, rental apartments, retirement communities and Navy housing. Of the 1,252 privately owned homes, occupied by 3,725 residents, you’ll find single family homes, townhomes, row homes, duplexes, two-flats and condo apartments. The largest of the various neighborhoods, Southgate, has 299 homes and […] Read more »