“What’s happened here (in The Glen) is unbelievable”,  actor Joe Mantegna

In the relatively early days of The Glen (2002), a very cool movie was filmed here, Uncle Nino, starring Chicago native Joe Mantegna and Golden Globe winner Anne Archer. The location scout told the Chicago Tribune, “The producer wanted a setting that looked like the perfect all-American dream neighborhood.”  They found it in the Southgate […] Read more »

Bangers & mash in The Glen

The Glen, in Glenview, got a new restaurant yesterday, one with the intriguing name of Elephant & Castle.  While the name means nothing in a literal sense, it evokes images of British pubs with similarly odd and interesting names.  And, yes, that’s the point.  Elephant & Castle is a Brit pub-themed eatery and watering hole […] Read more »

New Census of The Glen in Glenview

Each year a census is done of The Glen by the Village of Glenview.  The new census was released recently, and it is very interesting reading.  Here are the highlights: There are 2,446 homes in The Glen. 5,545 people live in the 14 Glen neighborhoods, 10 of which have privately-owned homes of many varieties including […] Read more »

Regency at The Glen…beautiful!

The Glen is a luxury residential and retail development in Chicago’s North Shore community of Glenview.  There are nine distinct private neighborhoods in The Glen.  Today, I want to tell you about Regency at the Glen.  This beautiful neighborhood is composed of 104 luxury townhomes, 38 ranch villas, and 2 single family homes. Four dramatic […] Read more »

Living in The Glen’s Tower Crossing neighborhood

I live in Tower Crossing in The Glen.  I do.  And I love it.  Always have.  Always will. I moved here to Glenview in the relatively early days of The Glen development back in 2003.  In fact, my gorgeous townhome is on Lot #1 of the Tower Crossing neighborhood, one of 9 distinct developments in […] Read more »

It’s spring…time to sell or buy a home in The Glen

Yes, I know you’ve heard it many times, but here it is again.  Spring is the very best time of year to buy or sell a home.  It’s when buyers begin to get serious about their next home purchase.  Why?  Well, a couple of reasons. First, spring (yes, I think it’s really here now) is […] 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 »

For sale: Stunning home in The Glen overlooking park and lake

I sell a lot of homes in The Glen and throughout Glenview, but I don’t usually blog about a particular home that’s listed for sale.  Today I’m making an exception because it is such a stunning home in the best possible Glen location. 1916 Patriot Blvd is a four story brick townhome of Georgian architecture […] Read more »

High school serving The Glen is in the top 0.001% in USA

Glenbrook South High School (GBS) is the public high school serving kids in The Glen and greater Glenview.  The Glen is the upscale retail and housing development on the grounds of the former Naval Air Station Glenview.  Over 1300 children of all ages live in The Glen, and 379 attend GBS. GBS was recently ranked […] Read more »

Summer Concerts in The Glen and Greater Glenview

Think of them as mini-Ravinias…without the crowds and parking hassles.  Let me explain. Glenview has a lot to do and see any time of year, but in summer it really comes alive.  My daughter-in-law Jenny and her two kids are coming to town in a few days.  Naturally, we’ll go into the city to ride […] Read more »