The 4th of July in The Glen

The marching bands.  The floats.  Candy thrown to children.  It was the 4th of July in my town, Glenview Illinois. What a wonderful 4th of July in Glenview again this year, and the parade drew a huge crowd as always.  People from throughout our village – many from The Glen – came out to celebrate […] Read more »

Living in The Glen’s Tower Crossing neighborhood

I live in Tower Crossing in The Glen.  I do.  And I love it.  Always have.  Always will. I moved here to Glenview in the relatively early days of The Glen development back in 2003.  In fact, my gorgeous townhome is on Lot #1 of the Tower Crossing neighborhood, one of 9 distinct developments in […] Read more »

Big award for The Glen

Margaret Ludemen specialzes in the Glen

To the many attributes of The Glen add this: The project that created The Glen has just been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its first-ever National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse Award. Sure, it’s a long and confusing name, but the award is meaningful and important. Read on. The Glen […] Read more »

For sale: Stunning home in The Glen overlooking park and lake

I sell a lot of homes in The Glen and throughout Glenview, but I don’t usually blog about a particular home that’s listed for sale.  Today I’m making an exception because it is such a stunning home in the best possible Glen location. 1916 Patriot Blvd is a four story brick townhome of Georgian architecture […] 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 »

Golfing in The Glen

It’s spring, and that means golf.  Here in The Glen we are fortunate to have two – count them TWO – wonderful golf courses, both within walking distance of any Glen home. A wonderful thing about living in The Glen is the availability of  The Glen Club and Glenview Prairie Club.  Both courses are of […] Read more »

76 home sales in The Glen in 2016

There were 76 home sales in The Glen in 2016, almost identical to the 78 sold in 2015.  The Glen is a residential and retail development in Glenview Illinois known for its luxury homes and Glen Town Center, the shopping and restaurant mecca of Chicagoland’s North Shore.  It resides on the former property of the […] Read more »

The Glen is still growing according to 2016 census

The 2016 census for The Glen has just been released, and it is interesting reading. For instance it tells us that there are 5,504 residents residing in 2,453 homes in the 14 development areas (read: neighborhoods), as of August, 2016. Of these 5,000+ residents, 1,422 are children. The total population is up by 305 residents (+5.8%) […] 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 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 »