Urban living in the suburbs…Glen Town Center in The Glen

May was confused this year. Very confused. It couldn’t decide if it was spring or summer. Winter even. But when we got a few nice days I saw something that warmed my heart…outdoor tables and chairs in Glen Town Center. sigh… Glen Town Center was one of the first of a new concept in suburban […] 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 »

The Glen’s Annual Art Fair…a big success once again

The annual Glen Art Fair was held last weekend, and it was a great success again this year.  Artists from throughout the United States displayed their beautiful works of art; in fact I met artists from California to New York.  As always, this fun event took place on Tower Drive, Glen Town Center’s main drag; […] Read more »

The layout of The Glen…more than beautiful homes

While The Glen (in Glenview Illinois) is principally known for its 1300 luxury homes in nine neighborhoods, you will find retail, commercial and professional areas as well. This impressive development, now about 15 years old, was laid out thoughtfully and with great care. The arrangement of these various and distinct areas works to the benefit […] Read more »

47 homes sold in The Glen so far in 2016

Forty-seven homes have sold (or have gone under contract to sell) so far in 2016 in The Glen. The Glen is a development in Glenview Illinois on land that was formerly the Naval Air Station Glenview. It consists of numerous residential neighborhoods with luxury single family homes, townhomes, row homes, condos, two-flats and duplexes. It also offers […] Read more »

The Glen’s Art Fair…fun again in 2016

The Glen is home to an annual art fair called, as you can imagine, The Glen Art Fair. Fortunately, the artists who display their work here are a good bit more creative that whoever named the event. Anyway, it was held this past weekend, August 6 and 7, and as always it was a very big success. […] Read more »

Curragh Irish Pub, MOOYAH & Pinot’s Palette join The Glen

I’ve often described owning a home in The Glen as having the best of both worlds.  It’s urban living…in the suburbs.  The suburban part of this description means great schools, safe neighborhoods, no congestion, golf courses, and plenty of room to walk, jog or run.  As for urban living we have Glen Town Center with […] Read more »