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 »

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 »

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 »

Cool stuff happening in The Glen

Living in The Glen (in Glenview Illinois) means having a lovely home, wonderful restaurants within walking distance, great shopping, Arclight Cinema and fun activities.  As I’ve said so often about The Glen…it’s about the lifestyle.  Glen Town Center is the hub of Glen living.  It’s a shopping, dining and entertainment mecca.  Today I want to […] Read more »

Gallery Park makes living in The Glen even better

The Jewel of the Nile is a movie with Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner.  It’s also an album by Nice & Smooth.  The Jewel of the Seas is a cruise ship.  Well, The Glen, a residential and retail development in Glenview Illinois, is not the Nile or a movie or a song or a ship…but […] Read more »

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 »

The Glen has homes for sale. Yes it does. And they’re really cool.

It’s not true.  At least not in The Glen.  If you’re like me you’ve seen countless articles about how few homes are listed for sale.  Housing inventory, they say, can’t meet demand.  Well, here in The Glen we have plenty of great homes for sale. That’s not to say there isn’t demand.  Home buyers love […] Read more »

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 »

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 »

It’s spring…time to sell or buy a home in The Glen

Yes, I know you’ve heard it many times, but here it is again.  Spring is the very best time of year to buy or sell a home.  It’s when buyers begin to get serious about their next home purchase.  Why?  Well, a couple of reasons. First, spring (yes, I think it’s really here now) is […] Read more »