Townhomes, Row Homes, Duplexes, Two-Flats & Condos in The Glen

If you don’t know about The Glen, you’re in for a very pleasant surprise.  It is a retail and residential development in Glenview, and it’s like no other.  It is popular for many reasons including Glen Town Center (shopping, dining, entertainment), two golf courses (The Glen Club, Glenview National 9), the Park Center, Kohl Children’s […] Read more »

Tap, Tap, Tap – Kids in The Glen

At first, I heard what sounded like tapping.  I was walking from my Glen home in the Tower Crossing neighborhood near Glen Town Center to Your Pie, the neighborhood pizza joint.  As I got a little closer to Glen Town Center the tapping sounded more like knocking.  I looked to the right, and by now […] 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 »

Cambridge at The Glen offers a large variety of home types

The Glen in Glenview Illinois is an upscale residential and retail development on the grounds of a former Navy air station. It is composed of several neighborhoods, each with its own particular character. Cambridge at the Glen is unique among the Glen neighborhoods because it has the greatest variety of home types. There are 279 […] 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. 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 »

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 »

Kids in The Glen

Kids. Lots of them. Right here in The Glen! In fact we have 1,336 children (ages birth through the 12th grade) in the 1,254 privately owned homes in this upscale residential and retail community in Glenview Illinois. As a long time Glen resident and as a Realtor who focuses heavily on The Glen, I know […] Read more »

The Glen…urban living in the suburbs

“It’s not just a home; it’s a lifestyle.” Over the years I’ve said this to scores of my home buyer clients who were considering the Glen, the luxury residential and retail community in Glenview Illinois. I include it in all of my marketing materials. And there’s good reason. You can find a nice home anywhere, but […] Read more »