Located in Illinois, United States, the village of Glenview is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The character of Glenview is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. There are about 40 green spaces close by for residents to visit, such as Lion Woods Preserve and Willow Park, making it easy to access them from most locations in Glenview. Most areas in this village are quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines, Tri-State Tollway or Interstate 294.
In Glenview, around two thirds of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area has quite a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 80% of the properties in the village are occupied by home owners while the remainder are rented. Roughly one third of homes in this village were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
House buyers in Glenview will value that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. When it comes to education, in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area, home owners will generally be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
This village is very car friendly. It is especially convenient to come across a parking spot. In contrast, public transit users may find few options in Glenview as a result of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, property owners profit from the Glen/N. Glenview Station on the Milwaukee District / North Line. There are a few bus lines passing through the village, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. It is sometimes difficult for people walking to get around in Glenview as few daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle.