Glencoe's Downtown TuneUp

Welcome to Glencoe's Downtown Tuneup, the project website and collaborative workspace for residents and stakeholders to interact, share ideas, and help make Downtown Glencoe even better.

In the news…

Congratulations Glencoe! Writers Theatre featured in ‘National Endowment for the Arts’.

“Can a suburban area become the home of a major cultural institution?”

For a popular theatre company working out of a cramped space in the Chicago suburb of Glencoe, the economic challenges imposed by the limited space were pressing. When an opportunity became available to design and build a larger facility in the heart of Glencoe’s downtown area, Writers Theatre seized the chance. Working directly from the vision outlined in the village’s master plan, the theatre project became a way to catalyze downtown development…

To meet this vision, the theatre needed a design that would give it the flexibility to stage diverse types of performances for different audience sizes and, importantly, to establish a genuine connection with the surrounding neighborhood.

Photo Credit: Studio Gang Architects

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Taylor Baxter, AICP

Development Services Manager

675 Village Court
Glencoe, IL 60022