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 »

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 »

Curious about Tower Crossing in The Glen?

“Admit it.  You’re curious.”  So said the sign draped over the Optima condo complex in Skokie.  The building looks like it’s all glass, and indeed whenever I drove on I-94, I was curious. The same goes for a terrific neighborhood in The Glen (in Glenview, Illinois, called Tower Crossing.  The development is adjacent to Glen […] Read more »

The 4th of July in The Glen

The marching bands.  The floats.  Candy thrown to children.  It was the 4th of July in my town, Glenview Illinois. What a wonderful 4th of July in Glenview again this year, and the parade drew a huge crowd as always.  People from throughout our village – many from The Glen – came out to celebrate […] Read more »

Luxury Glenview homes…in Southgate at The Glen

One of the most beautiful residential communities on Chicagoland’s North Shore may be found in The Glen, the upscale residential and retail development in Glenview Illinois.  It’s called Southgate, and if you are in the market for a large, luxury home, you owe it to yourself to consider one of its currently listed homes for […] 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 »

Easy commutes and travel times from The Glen

When my family and I moved to The Glen back in the early days of the development I didn’t pay much attention to travel times. I knew that Glenview, the village in which The Glen resides, is a relatively close-in community to the city (Chicago), but I didn’t know much else. Neither my husband nor […] Read more »

Summer fun in The Glen

Many of my blogs begin with “one of the great things about living in The Glen” (in Glenview Illinois). This one is no different. Today’s “great things” blog focuses on the wonderful opportunities that Glen residents have for summer fun with family and friends. Right dab in the middle of Glen Town Center, The Glen’s […] Read more »

Interest in buying homes starting early

There are definite signs that buyers interested in purchasing homes are starting early this year. In a typical year, new contracts for home sales decline significantly after Thanksgiving, and the real estate market is dead through year end. Within a week or two after the New Year, we begin seeing a few buyers poke their […] Read more »