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 »

Spend the Holidays in Glen Town Center

The Holiday Season is in full swing in Glen Town Center, and there’s nowhere I’d rather be!  All of our upscale stores and Glen restaurants are decorated beautifully, and our streets are colorful and vibrant with twinkling lights and holiday decorations!  We have many events and activities planned for this holiday season. Photos with Santa […] Read more »

“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 »

Glenview’s Wagner Farm hosts Farmers Markets Through October

Wagner Farm’s Farmers Market in Glenview Illinois is a special treat for residents of The Glen.  Not only can we purchase wonderful, fresh food, but it provides us with an opportunity to mingle with neighbors and catch up on our families and activities. It’s just a short drive from The Glen to Wagner Farm.  It is one of the few […] Read more »

The Book Market in The Glen. Books. Gifts. (And…a Puppet Theater?)

Ask anyone in The Glen (in Glenview Illinois) about our local book store, and you’ll hear rave reviews.  “The Book Market at Hangar One” in Glen Town Center features new releases, bestsellers, bargain books, educational toys, gifts, soft seating, free family events, a kid’s corner, and a place to study or read.  So, not only […] 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 »

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 »

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 »