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Welcome To Glencoe Real Estate

The Village of Glencoe is a residential lakefront community with high levels of services provided by the local governing bodies. The Village was incorporated in 1869, and in 1914 became the first community in Illinois to adopt the council-manager form of government.

In 1921, the Village of Glencoe became one of the first communities in Illinois to adopt a zoning ordinance, and is still considered a model community in terms of land use and zoning control. Glencoe was also the first community in Illinois to cross-train officers in both police and fire fighting duties. The fully integrated Public Safety Department now performs all Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services and is available for all types of emergencies.

The Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe offers 385 acres of natural beauty and world-class gardens.

The Village of Glencoe has many historical and architecturally significant structures and is the home of the only known bridge to be designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Glencoe Historic Preservation Commission, established in December, 1990, is responsible for public education about preservation; identification of landmark sites and structures; and advisory review of proposed alterations to landmarks and historic sites.

Glencoe Community Profile

Population: 8,499
Average Home Price: $1,375,000
Median Home Price: $1,175,000
Per Capita Income: $38,101


The Glencoe Park District operates bathing and boating beaches; an artificial ice rink; seventeen tennis courts; and numerous baseball diamonds. There are nature study areas, a wildflower and bird sanctuary and 21 areas with playground equipment. For more information, call (847) 835-3030.

The Glencoe Library maintains a collection of 900,000 books and 270 periodicals and newspapers. It has compact discs, audio tapes and books, and video cassettes. The library is a member of the Cooperative Computer Service, a 26 member library consortium that contains a command data base of over 600,000 unique titles.

Glencoe Schools

High School District #203
New Trier Township High School
385 Winnetka Ave.
Winnetka, Il 60093

Elementary School District #35

Board of Education: 620 Greenwood, (847) 835-2100
Central School Elementary: 620 Greenwood, (847) 835-2660
Central School Jr. High: 620 Greenwood, (847) 835-2820
South School: 266 Linden, (847) 835-2101
West School: 1010 Forest way, (847) 835-2238

Additional Education Opportunities

New Trier Extension: (847) 446-6660
Oakton Community College: (847) 635-1600
No. Suburban Special Education District: (847) 831-5100.