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.

Urban Design 101

In contrast to architecture, which focuses on individual building design, urban design is the process of giving form, shape, and character to groups of buildings, neighborhoods, and cities. Urban design focuses … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Summary Report: Farmers Market Survey Results

BIG thanks to everyone who took the Glencoe Farmers Market Survey!  With 100 responses in total, your answers and additional feedback really helped us to zone-in on how to “tuneup” … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Join the ‘Wright in Glencoe’ GHS Celebration!

The Glencoe Historical Society (GHS) is sponsoring a series of community programs this year in recognition of the centennial of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ravine Bluffs subdivision. The GHS has a … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Views and News from the Chairman | March 2015

In February, the Glencoe Plan Commission listened to a detailed parking report prepared by our planning staff in consultation with an outside expert from the transportation consulting firm KLOA. After … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Views and News from the Chairman | January 2015

After the fun and frenetic pace of the holiday season, it’s time to regroup. And often, our thoughts focus on health: fitness, finances, and figuring out our optimal resource allocation … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

In the news…

“Executive heads weigh in on Downtown Tuneup” ‘The Glencoe Anchor’ posted an article on December 8th summarizing the December 3rd Plan Commission panel discussion featuring Executive Directors of Local Public … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Writers Theatre: More Great Press!

Architect Jeanne Gang Reinvents a Regional Theater Chicago Tonight | October 20, 2014 10:00 am “Considered one of the top regional theater companies in the country, Writers Theatre is known … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

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Contact

Nathan Parch
Planning and Development Administrator

nathanp@villageofglencoe.org
847-835-4111 x1118

Address
675 Village Court
Glencoe, IL 60022