Gazebos have been used all over the world and in Glenview.  Jackman Park across from the train station in the Glen hosts concerts in their Gazebo.  The Courtyard of Marriott in Glenview has a Gazebo for patrons to sit and relax. 

The Grove’s Gazebo in Glenview rests in their wooded area near their main building. This Gazebo can hold as many as 125 people.  Many people get married and have their ceremony in the Gazebo, then have their reception at the main building.

Little Bear Garden has this giant gazebo-like structure is a circular, wooden frame covered in climbing flowers in the summer months. 

The Gazebo in The Landings in The Glen was built of stone with all stone and a wood shaker roof. It is open on three sides.  The idea was to enhance the three ponds located in the Landings. It has tables and a fireplace for all to enjoy. 

It has become a fascinating spot for the residents in Landings.  The Gazebo is primarily used for picnics, a resting spot and for those looking for a quiet and serene location to read or reflect. 

The Landings annual festival has been held at the Gazebo.  150 people gathered there playing games with the kids.  The Glenview Fire Department brought a fire truck for the kids to see what it’s like being a fireman on the fire truck.  Different local restaurants set up food stands at the Gazebo selling their favorites dishes to those attending.

You don’t need a permit unless you are bringing in vendors for food or if you need a special trash pickup. 

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Exterior View of The Glen’s French Style Gazebo

Its fall in 2015 and the French Style Gazebo in Landings in The Glen, Glenview, IL is more captivating than ever.  Shown below are three different views of the Gazebo.

The French style is apparent in all views.  The entryway is captured in the left view.  Notice the exterior view of the stone fireplace in the middle view.  The stone wall is shown on the right which adds accent.

Enter the Gazebo

Enter the Gazebo

Gazebo's stone fireplace

Gazebo’s stone fireplace

Across the pond, view of the Gazebo

Across the pond, view of the Gazebo

In the pictures below you can view the Gazebo’s interior as well as a closer view of the wood shaker roof.       To the left you can get a sense of the openness as well as the ceiling height.  The cozy fireplace (center) will warm you up on brisk fall and cold winter evenings.  The Gazebo’s wood shaker roof provides a sense of French history.

The Open View in the Gazebo

The Open View in the Gazebo

Stone fireplace in the Gazebo

Stone fireplace in the Gazebo

Wooden shaker roof of the Gazebo

Wooden shaker roof of the Gazebo

  English and American History of Gazebos

Gazebos can be freestanding or attached to a garden wall.  They are roofed and open on two or more sides. A Gazebo can provide shelter, shade, decorative features in a garden, and a place to rest. 

In North America and England, gazebos are typically built of wood and covered with standard roofing materials, such as shingles or wood and straw. Gazebos can be tepee-style or canvass shelter of poles covered by stretching fabric. Gazebos may have screens to keep out flying insects. 

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