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A builder’s own handcrafted home in Glenview

902 Glenshire, Glenview

The 5-bedroom, 6-bath home at 902 Glenshire Rd in Glenview was lovingly handcrafted in every detail by a home builder for his personal residence. http://www.koenigrubloff.com/homes-for-sale/IL/Glenview/60025/902-Glenshire-Road-125891366 “Must-see” is a real state cliché, but one that’s particularly true and appropriate for this spacious and livable home. Every room in the home is richly detailed in a unique ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 31, 2014

Midtown Square apartments in Glenview target Q4 occupancy

Midtown Square, Glenview

Midtown Square, a mixed-use development on a 2.7 acre site at Glenview Rd and Church St in downtown Glenview, is targeting Q4 2014 occupancy for its 138 one- and two-bedroom apartments. Trammel Crow’s High Street Residential is the developer and FitzGerald Associates is the architecture firm for the project. Exterior construction is nearing completion, and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 23, 2014

The teardowns are back in Glenview

Glenview single-family

Travel back in time ten years ago and you would have seen a torrent of teardown activity in Glenview and other attractive northern suburbs. Fast forward to the latter part of the decade and many of the new homes built on the teardown sites were in foreclosure and selling at substantial discounts from their asking ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 23, 2014

A beautifully updated 4-bedroom close to the heart of Glenview

1248 Cedarwood Glenview

The 4-bedroom, 4-bath home at 1248 Cedarwood Ln in Glenview’s historic Swainwood neighborhood has been beautifully updated and expanded. The home has an open floor plan, hardwood floors throughout, and a kitchen with the cabinetry and counter space that you’d expect to find in a much more expensive home. The home’s expansion added a lavish ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 8, 2014

An architecturally distinctive home on a quiet Glenview cul-de-sac

2876 Fredric Ct Glenview

The 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath ranch-style home at 2876 Fredric Ct in Glenview is architecturally interesting from end to end, but you’re more likely to be impressed by its comfortable, livable, open and sunny vibe. The home was recently listed for sale at $1,185,000. The home sits on a half-acre on a quiet cul-de-sac. Mature ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 20, 2014

A 5-bedroom Glenview Tudor with an indoor pool

1800 Ridgewood, Glenview

The 5 bedroom English Tudor at 1800 Ridgewood Ln in Glenview is set off a winding road in secluded Glen Oak Acres. The home, which is listed at $1,099,000, has five full and two half-baths. Highlights of the home include a newer kitchen, a fully rehabbed master bath with steam shower and Jacuzzi and a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 27, 2013

Nearly-new Glenview luxury a block from park and school

901 Wedel Glenview

The 5-bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home at 901 Wedel Ln in Glenview is less than a block from Crowley Park and Henking School. The nearly 4,000 square-foot home is distinguished by its rich architectural detailing, elaborate moldings and unusual sculpted ceilings. It has a large yard with a paver patio and a 2-car garage. It’s ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 5, 2013
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Brook Furniture Rental at The Seasons at Glenview Place

Seasons at Glenview Place

The Seasons at Glenview Place in Northbrook offers independent living and personalized assisted living options for seniors. With beautifully landscaped courtyards and scenic walking paths, The Seasons at Glenview Place offers residents an ideal home in a quaint yet convenient neighborhood setting. Just minutes from Interstate 294 in Northbrook, the community’s extensive transportation services make ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 21, 2012

A stately, all-stone home in Glenview

Missy Jerfita

Koenig & Strey associate Missy Jerfita takes us on a video tour of a stately all-stone 5,000+ square foot home at 3737 Lawson Road in Glenview. Meticulous craftsmanship and extraordinary finishes carry throughout this gorgeous home that features a chef’s kitchen and fully-finished lower level. The home has 6 bedrooms, 5 ½ baths and is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 7, 2012

A video tour of The Glen in Glenview

The Glen video Glenview

The Glen in Glenview has been one of the most successful mixed-use master-planned communities in the nation. It has been developed over more than a decade on the 1,100-acre site of the former Naval Air Station, which closed in 1995. The Glen includes a wide variety of housing types and styles, including loft apartments, condos, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 3, 2012

Tour a neighborhood colonial near downtown Glenview

1957 Henley St, Glenview IL

Located near downtown Glenview in the Henley-Dewes-Linneman area, 1957 Henley St is a spacious and sunny 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath colonial with hardwood flooring throughout. The updated kitchen opens to a large family room with sliders leading to a beautifully landscaped back yard. Listing agent Vittoria Logli of Koenig & Strey’s Jerfita Team is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 22, 2012

Quote of the day – 57 acres on the North Shore

North Shore video

Crain’s is reporting that Hamilton Partners is acquiring the Kraft Foods office campus at the northwest corner of Waukegan and Golf Roads. The bulk of the site, Kraft’s former corporate headquarters, is located in Glenview and a part of it is in Morton Grove. “It’s rare that you have the opportunity to acquire 57 acres ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 30, 2012

Tour a colorful designer townhome in The Glen

1819 Admiral Court, The Glen, Glenview, IL

City living in the suburbs is how Missy Jerfita of Koenig & Strey describes this luxurious 4000 square foot, 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath townhome in The Glen in Glenview. The Glen is a complete neighborhood built on the former Glenview Naval Air Station base that includes parks, a lake, various housing, recreational facilities, shops, entertainment and golf. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 16, 2012

A price drop and a new listing in Glenview’s Solar Park

801 Glenview Rd Glenview

When we first looked in on 801 Glenview Rd in the Solar Park subdivision in Glenview, back in May, the 5-bedroom, 3-bath home on a half-acre lot was newly listed at $725,000. The home was also listed as a vacant land / teardown candidate, and at $1.45M as a new construction option. After a series ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 21, 2011

In Glenview, a distressing tale of a non-distressed sale

There’s been a fair amount of theorizing lately about the impact of foreclosures on the overall real estate market. One meme has it that a two-tiered market has developed, with foreclosure and short-sale properties selling within a pricing band distinct from comparable non-distressed properties. Another hypothesis is that distressed sales have more impact at the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 20, 2011

Notable new listings in Glenview’s Keck & Keck Solar Park

Forest Crest, Glencoe

The Solar Park subdivision, a creation of architects Keck & Keck, dates to the early 1940s – a period when what we now call World War II had dramatically increased energy costs. Solar Park is on the south side of Glenview Road and is bordered on the east and south by the Harms Woods forest ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 18, 2011

Valley Lo, lakefront living in Glenview

Valley Lo, Glenview IL

YoChicago has a huge library of drive-around video shot on sunny days this past summer in north suburban and North Shore communities. I just tapped that library for a brief look at Valley Lo, a 60s and 70s-era development in Glenview. Valley Lo is both a private club and a residential development built around a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 3, 2011

Overcrowded schools in Glenview

Little Bear Garden, Glenview IL

School overcrowding is usually associated with rapidly-growing suburbs on the urban periphery. It’s also a fact of life in some of Chicago’s near-in suburbs, as aging populations move on, some to “the other side of the grass,” and are replaced by young families with children. Glenview’s highly-rated District 34 schools, for example, served 3,700 students ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 23, 2011

Open Sunday – a Northbrook fix-and-flip

The Sunday open house schedule is light in most suburbs this weekend, extremely light in others. Glenview appears to be an outlier, with 32 homes open for viewing There are only four open houses scheduled in Northbrook, but one of them is intriguing. It’s a 4-bedroom, 4 ½ bath, 2-story home at 1841 Maple Ave, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 22, 2011

New listing bucks price trends at The Glen in Glenview

The Glen, Glenview

Several months back I reported, in the above video, on single-family homes at The Glen in Glenview that were languishing on the market at prices barely above their 2002 levels. The recent price levels haven’t deterred the seller of 1649 Patriot Blvd from asking $910,000 for a 3,360 square foot, 4-bedroom, 4 ½ bath home ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 19, 2011