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Where is Glencoe?
Real Estate Overview
Glencoe is home to large houses on large lots. Here you’ll find an entire subdivision designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, making this suburb home to the third largest collection of Wright houses in the world. Other Glencoe homes reflect revival architecture with Colonial, Tudor and English manor designs. Examples of Georgian architecture are found here, as are modernist, contemporary and popular styles such as bi- and tri-level homes. Dozens of architecturally significant homes are located in Glencoe.
According to Redfin, the market view in summer 2015 looks like this*:
- Median List Price: $1,200,000
- Median Sale Price: $1,170,000
- Number of Houses Sold: 35
*Calculated in July
Zillow lists the median home value in Glencoe at $1,010,700.
About the Neighborhood
Glencoe is an affluent village in Cook County, Illinois, located on suburban Chicago’s North Shore. Glencoe’s bluffs overlook the Lake Michigan, and natural forest preserves and ravines surround the village. It is home to three golf clubs. Although only 20 miles north of Chicago, Glencoe is described as a “quaint community far removed from the hustle and bustle of the big city.” The village boasts excellent schools, abundant parks, convenient beach facilities and an attractive, upscale business district.
The Metra Rail train station on Green Bay Road in Glencoe provides commuter access to downtown Chicago via the Union Pacific North Line (UP-N). Two Pace bus routes travel through Glencoe: Route 213 Green Bay Road and Route 626 Sknoke Valley Limited. Interstate 94 (Edens Expressway) runs just to the west of Glencoe, allowing convenient access to areas north and south as well as to other highways.
Things to Do
Hungry residents can dine at one of the many fine restaurants here, satisfying a taste for American, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Mexican or French cuisine. Downtown Glencoe, referred to as “Uptown,” may not be a huge commercial center, but it is surprisingly lively. One-of-a-kind shops, sidewalk cafes, the Writers’ Theatre, a farmers market and an attractive park are among the popular uptown destinations. Outdoor activities abound — check out the beautiful Chicago Botanic Gardens, Cook County Forest Preserves, a golf club and a disc golf club, the Glencoe Beach, Skokie Lagoons and numerous parks.