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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Summer in Glenview means outdoor dining in The Glen

A couple of months ago I wrote a blog about the unofficial – but very real – sign of spring in Glenview, the opening of the Glenview Dairy Bar. Well, there’s also a sign of summer, and its right here in The Glen…outdoor dining in Glen Town Center. We have 17 restaurants in The Glen, […] 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 »

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 »

The Glen…by the numbers

The Annual Census for The Glen (in Glenview, Illinois) has just been released, and it has interesting information about the population of this community. I will delve into many of the details, particularly as it relates to children and schools, in future blogs; but in this one I will share with you some of the […] Read more »

Large variety of luxury home types and prices in The Glen

One of the great things about The Glen is the variety of home types, styles and prices available to buyers. The Glen is residential and retail development in Glenview Illinois on the grounds of the former Naval Air Station Glenview. It’s just eighteen miles north of downtown Chicago or, to put it another way, a short […] Read more »