I’ve had the pleasure on owning now 2 homes in Glenview, IL and raising our 4 kids in the amazing Chicago Northshore town! Here are my top 5 best things about Glenview, IL.
#5 The location Glenview is just 17 miles away from downtown Chicago and only 11 miles away from O’hare airport. It’s conveniently located between 2 major highways with I-94 aka The Edens Expressway and to the west I- 294 Highway We also have 3 Metra train stations (Glenview Metra Station, The Glen Metra station & The Village of Golf Metra Train Station) that can get you to the city of Chicago in only 35 minutes!
#4 The public parks and Glenview Park District are amazing! Glenview features 17 different public parks -Flick Park, Sleepy Hollow Park, Little Bear Park, Cole Park, Cunliff Park to name a few. Glenview is the home to 3 pools! Two outdoor pools- Roosevelt Pool & Flick Pool as well as one indoor pool at the Glenview Park District. It’s the home of a GLENVIEW skateboard PARK too! There a quite a few tennis courts such as Willow Park Tennis Court, Glenview Tennis Park, Indian Ridge Park Tennis Court, etc. And if you’re into Golf, the village offers Glenview Park Golf Club & Glenview Prairie Club. There are also quite a few private family clubs like Valley Lo, Old Willow Club and private Country Clubs such as Northshore Country Club, Glen View Club and for you golfers out there The Glen Club hosted the 2021 PGA tour and is rated a top 100 Golf Course.
#3 The diversity Glenview has many different places of worship, like the Ismaili Center, OLPH, Han Hanuman Mandir Temple of Greater Chicago, Willow Creek Community Church & St. Catherine’s Church just to name a few. The Village of Glenview is super diverse in not only ethnicity but socioeconomic status as well
#2 Glenview, IL is family oriented There are more kids per capita here than adults! We have amazing activities for kids, like The Kohl's Children Museum, The Historic Wagner Farm, The Grove Redfield Estate as well as Make a Masterpiece, Glenview School of Arts, The Little Gym of Glenview, Dreams Gymnastics & Dance as well as FunTopia. If you like ice cream then you’ve come to the right place! The Village of Glenview has ice cream stores galore – Ben & Jerry’s, Oberwise, FroGurt Frozen Yogurt, Dairy Queen AND our famous locally owned Dairy Bar even patronized by Food God.
#1 It’s a great place to raise a family & it’s safe! Glenview is Rated as one of the best places to live and raise a family. It’s located just 17 miles north of Chicago, IL. It is one of the most sought-after areas for, families professionals & retirees looking to buy a home near Chicago. And to top it all off – Glenview is one the safes cities in the state of Illinois!
By Vittoria Logli, Best Realtor Glenview Illinois 60025