Swainwood is a neighborhood community located 15 miles north of Chicago in Glenview, IL. Developed in the 1940s in a former tree nursery, Swainwood was designed to feature its natural setting, with winding lanes and homes featuring lovely gardens. Residents benefit from its close proximity to town and transportation, as well as a planned new library, the Glenview Park Center, schools, churches, public service facilities and The Glen Town Center.