Townhomes are the fastest growing of new homes in the U.S.

According to the National Association of Homebuilders, townhomes are now the fastest-growing segment of the single family housing construction market.  The association is a trade group representing homebuilders throughout the United States. Roughly half of the homes in The Glen of Glenview, Illinois are townhomes.  Some were built in the early years of the development, […] Read more »

The Glen Club in The Glen. Great golf, dining and lodging.

Stunning!  That’s the view my husband and I had while dining at The Glen Club last weekend.  The club is in The Glen in Glenview, a development with luxury homes and an upscale retail area.  We ate on the patio and loved the serene and beautiful view of the course. The Glen Club is well […] Read more »

The Glen’s 40/20 Convenience Factor

“I used to think I knew Glenview.  But I did NOT know Glenview.”  That was what my new’ish neighbor said to me recently.  He and his wife moved into The Glen late last year.  The Glen is a luxury housing development in Glenview, Illinois, a North Shore Chicago suburb.  They love their beautiful home and […] Read more »

The Glen is the place to be on the 4th of July

I love living in The Glen.  The beautiful homes.  The lovely neighborhoods.  Glen Town Center’s shopping, dining and entertainment.  And…the 4th of July festivities!! This year, Gallery Park in The Glen will once again be ground zero for Glenview’s celebration.  Gallery Park is such a great place to enjoy on the 4th and every day.  […] Read more »

Watch FIFA’s Women’s World Cup soccer tournament in The Glen

Elephant and Castle, a British themed pub/restaurant in The Glen, is the place to be to watch any or all of the 52 matches that will be televised from France.  The restaurant is all decked out for the tournament with “Football Lives Here” emblazoned on the windows and doors.  Of course, we Americans would call […] Read more »

Major Golf Tournament starts today in The Glen

My husband and I walked over to The Glen Club for dinner last night.  It’s an easy walk, about half the length of a football field, from our Tower Crossing townhome, one of nine neighborhoods in The Glen.  I noticed banners announcing a major golf tournament, so asked about it in the clubhouse.  I learned […] Read more »

Cambridge at The Glen…all kinds of homes and prices

The Glen is a residential and retail development in the beautiful North Shore village of Glenview.  It contains nine individual neighborhoods, built between 2001 and 2017 by different developers.  Cambridge at The Glen is one of those neighborhoods, and it has the most diversity of home styles.  Some Glen neighborhoods have only one home type.  […] Read more »

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 »

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 »