Large single family homes in Southgate in The Glen

There’s roughly the same number of single family homes and attached homes in The Glen in Glenview, a North Shore suburban village close to Chicago.  Attached homes are townhomes, row homes, duplexes, two-flats and condos.  Of The Glen’s ten neighborhoods with privately-owned homes, five offer single family homes which is today’s blog topic.  Home prices […] Read more »

There are signs of spring. And there is THE sign of spring in Glenview.

When I moved to The Glen many years ago, I discovered the Glenview Dairy Bar. I remember driving by it the first time.  It looked so sweet and quaint in a 1950s kind of way. The hand painted sign tipped me off that it’s a local business…a family business. But really, it’s more than a business. It’s a […] Read more »

Ya gotta see this Glen townhome!

3233 Coral is cool.  Really cool.  And it’s in The Glen, the north shore’s premier community for urban style living in the suburbs.  You can take it from me not only because I’m a Realtor, but also because I am a long time Glen homeowner.  This two-bedroom townhome is located in the highly sought-after Glen […] Read more »

Tower Crossing in The Glen checks all the boxes

Hiding under my desk I found a newspaper article about townhomes.  I cut it out of the paper a couple of months ago.  Must have slipped off my desk.  Anyway, the writer* offered four recommendations for townhome buyers.  As I read it again, it occurred to me that that The Glen’s Tower Crossing townhomes checked […] Read more »

The Glen…Convenient to Everything

My husband and I recently purchased a condo in his home town of Omaha.  It’s for investment purposes, at least for now.  Someday way down the road after I retire, we may use it personally as well as keeping our home here in The Glen (in the north shore community of Glenview). Why do I […] Read more »

The Glen is America’s 7th fastest growing high-income neighborhood: Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the prestigious business publication, today reported that The Glen has been the 7th fastest growing high-income neighborhood in America since 2000.  The Glen, on the grounds of the former Glenview Naval Air Station, is a wonderful retail and residential development in the Chicago north shore village of Glenview.  It is also my home.  I […] Read more »

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 »