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 »


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 »

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 »

The Glen’s art fair was a huge success…again!

The annual Glen Art Fair was held this past weekend, August 8 and 9, and as always it was a huge success. This prestigious (and fun!) event attracted scores of artists from throughout the United States to Tower Drive, Glen Town Center’s “main street”. Attendance was high, and as they say, a good time was […] Read more »

21 homes for sale in The Glen

There are currently 21 beautiful homes for sale in The Glen, in Glenview Illinois. The Glen is the premier lifestyle community on Chicagoland’s North Shore with over 2,000 luxury homes, and a vibrant community of 17 restaurants, numerous shops and boutiques, and a movie theater in Glen Town Center.  The Glen also offers 2 golf courses and […] Read more »

New things to see and do in The Glen

Glen Town Center in Glenview, Illinois is The Glen’s shopping, dining and commercial “main street”. You’ll find scores of restaurants, shops and great things to do all within a short walk of any of The Glen’s luxury homes. Of course they’re all open to the general public as well. During the winter holiday season Glen […] Read more »

6 Tower Crossing homes now for sale! (6 for rent, too)

Three months ago I wrote that only 1 Tower Crossing home was available for sale. My my, how the world has changed in 3 months. Since then 5 homes have been newly listed, and a total of 6 homes are currently for sale. Tower Crossing is a 154 unit luxury townhome development in The Glen […] Read more »

11 more great reasons to live in The Glen

In my blog last week (24 great reasons to live in The Glen) I told you about the convenience and fun of having 24 restaurants all within walking distance of Glen residents. Well, something happened last Saturday night that reminds me of 11 more great reasons. So here’s the story… A Glen neighbor invited my […] Read more »