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 Club in The Glen. Great golf, dining and lodging.

Stunning!  That’s the view my husband and I had while dining at The Glen Club last weekend.  The club is in The Glen in Glenview, a development with luxury homes and an upscale retail area.  We ate on the patio and loved the serene and beautiful view of the course. The Glen Club is well […] 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 »

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 »

Glenbrook South High School receives a prestigious award…again!

The public high school serving students living in The Glen and greater Glenview is award-winning Glenbrook South High School.  Over the years it has received many awards for its excellence in educating area students from grades 9 through 12.  In fact, only two years ago software company Niche, using data from the U.S. Department of […] 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 »

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. 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 a […] Read more »

The Glen…Convenient to Everything

My husband and I recently purchased a condo in his home town of Omaha.  It’s for investment purposes, at least for now.  Someday way down the road after I retire, we may use it personally as well as keeping our home here in The Glen (in the north shore community of Glenview). Why do I […] Read more »

The Glen is America’s 7th fastest growing high-income neighborhood: Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the prestigious business publication, today reported that The Glen has been the 7th fastest growing high-income neighborhood in America since 2000.  The Glen, on the grounds of the former Glenview Naval Air Station, is a wonderful retail and residential development in the Chicago north shore village of Glenview.  It is also my home.  I […] Read more »