The Glen is a community like none other, on the site of the former Glenview Naval Air Station. It truly has something for everyone. There are numerous neighborhoods featuring an amazing array of housing choices and styles for its nearly 5000 fortunate residents. Shopping, restaurants and theaters are all at your door step. Commuting is a breeze as the Glen has its own Metra Station.
Recreation at the Glen features choices that are the envy of the North Shore including the award winning Tom Fazio designed Glen Club Golf Course, Lake Glenview, the incredible multipurpose community center, Gallery Park with miles of walking and bike paths, and the interactive Kohl’s Children’s Museum
Something wonderful is going on in The Glen…today, tomorrow, every day. And it’s all in walking distance for Glen homeowners.
Here is just a partial list of what The Glen offers:
- 17 restaurants
- Over 20 shops and boutiques
- 2 golf courses including the award winning Glen Club designed by Tom Fazio
- Metra station with regular service to downtown Chicago
- The Park Center, a 165,000 square foot community center with a health and fitness club, indoor track, 4-pool aquatic center, 2 gyms, banquet room, preschool, and arts center
- Kohl Children’s Museum
- 10 screen movie theater
- 140-acre Gallery Park with 45-acre Lake Glenview, 6 miles of walking & biking trails, amphitheater, boardwalk, playgrounds, gardens, fountain, tennis courts and athletic fields.
- 9 different neighborhoods with a wide variety of styles of housing
Urban living in the suburbs…stunning single family homes, striking townhomes and condos, shops, restaurants, parks, playgrounds, gardens, walking and biking trails…it’s all here in The Glen.
The village of Glenview is a warm and inviting North Shore community approximately 18 miles north of downtown Chicago. Incorporated in 1899 its current population is 45,000. A strong mix of recreation, housing, education, cultural and business services add to the wonderful quality of life that residents enjoy. Glenview is known for the quality of its schools including award-winning Glenbrook South High School, consistently ranked among the nation’s best public high schools.
The Glenview Park District provides year-round recreation and maintains 735 acres of land including 38 landscaped parks and school grounds, 38 outdoor tennis courts, 50 ball fields, 30 basketball courts, 13 field houses, 27 soccer fields, 2 sledding hills, 2 skate parks and a mini-arboretum. The Glenview Park Golf Club is a 110-acre, 18-hole course in the heart of Glenview. The Glenview Tennis Club offers 8 indoor courts. The Park Center, a 165,000 square foot community center in the heart of The Glen, has a health & fitness club, indoor track, four-pool aquatic center, 2 gyms, banquet room and preschool, arts and senior center wings.
Glenview has many natural spaces and places to experience and enjoy. The centerpiece of the community is the 140-acre Gallery Park in The Glen which features the 45-acre Lake Glenview, 6 miles of walking and biking trails, an amphitheater, boardwalk, playgrounds, gardens, fountain, tennis courts and athletic fields. Air Station Prairie is a 32-acre area managed by the Glenview Park District. It contains a collection of rare, native prairie vegetation which can be accessed by walking paths.
Read Our Town…Glenview stories, a series of articles about Glenview.