The Van Buren, 808 W Van Buren, West Loop / Greektown

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The Van Buren, 808 W Van Buren, Chicago

The Van Buren is a 33-story, 148-unit apartment tower at 808 W Van Buren St in the Greektown part of the West Loop. The property includes a parking garage and ground-level retail space.

The developer was Loukas Development and the architect was bKL Architecture.

The apartments

The Van Buren has a mix of studio, one-, and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info are online.

The Van Buren, 808 W Van Buren, Chicago

The apartments have high ceilings, large windows, wide plank flooring throughout, walk-in closets, Nest thermostats, keyless entry, and in-unit washer / dryers.

The Van Buren, 808 W Van Buren, Chicago
The Van Buren, 808 W Van Buren, Chicago

Kitchens feature quartz countertops, ample cabinetry with 42-inch upper cabinets, stainless steel appliances, gas stoves and glass tile backsplashes. Baths have upscale finishes.

Views. The Van Buren’s location and its orientation on a north – south axis affords a majority of the units excellent views of the Loop skyline.

Rendering of The Van Buren roof deck, Chicago

Amenities, services, policies

The Van Buren is a full-amenity building.

Rendering of The Van Buren roof deck, Chicago

The rooftop sundeck has a pool with private cabanas, and a landscaped seating area with grills and fire pits.

Fitness Center, The Van Buren, Chicago
Fitness Center, The Van Buren, Chicago

There’s a fitness center with cardio- and strength-training equipment, and a separate yoga studio.

Resident lounge, The Van Buren, Chicago
Resident lounge, The Van Buren, Chicago

The resident lounge / party room is adjacent to the pool deck and has multiple seating areas and TVs, a catering kitchen, and a fireplace. There are quiet meeting / study areas adjoining the lounge.

The Van Buren is smoke-free and pet-friendly (subject to limits). The Van Buren has on-site leasing and management staff, and door staff.

Location

The Van Buren’s West Loop location is in the Greektown neighborhood. It’s within easy walking distance of Loop offices, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Randolph Street’s fabled restaurant row.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is a just south of The Van Buren.

Shopping. The Van Buren is three short blocks from the popular Mariano’s on Halsted St, and within a few blocks of a Whole Foods, Jewel-Osco, and the French Market at metramarket.


Dining. There are dozens of restaurants within a few blocks’ radius of The Van Buren, and many more in nearby Loop and Fulton River District locations.

Greek Islands is just over a block north of The Van Buren. The popular Meli Café and Artopolis Bakery are around the corner. A Jimmy John’s is next door to the building. Many residents are likely to avail themselves of the seemingly endless array of take-out options at the nearby Mariano’s.

Mary Bartelme Park, Chicago

Parks, recreation. The Van Buren is three short blocks southeast of the new Mary Bartelme Park at Adams and Peoria. Heritage Green, a few blocks to the northeast, is a one-acre passive green space that offers little in the way of recreational opportunities.

Transportation. The Van Buren is near the western edge of I-90/94 and has excellent access to the city’s expressway grid. Metra’s Ogilvie Transportation Center and Union Station are easily within walking distance.

8 Halsted bus, Chicago

A number of CTA bus lines criss-cross the area.

The UIC-Halsted Stop on the CTA’s Blue Line, just steps from the building, provides access to points west, to the Loop, to O’Hare Airport and connections to other CTA train lines.

The competition

You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive West Loop apartment guide.

Note: The Van Buren is a YoChicago advertiser.

The Van Buren

Address 808 W Van Buren
City Chicago 60661
# of Units 148
Parking On-site garage
Pets Pet-friendly, subject to limits
Completed 2019
Management Greystar
Website The Van Buren

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