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 »

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 »

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 »