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Upstairs at Van Aken

Retreat Upstairs at Van Aken. Situated within Shaker Heights new downtown, Upstairs offers a generous and contemporary collection of apartments designed for living well.

Gracious layouts with plenty of breathing space

Handsomely appointed with soaring views

Kitchens convenient for eating-in

Built with intent, suites are a seamless balance of design and function. Apartments thoughtfully utilize all space including floor to ceiling windows and generous storage. Timeless materials can be found through-out such as porcelain, quartz and teak. Three suite styles and 19 floor plans are available – all encourage a life well-lived.


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Shop easy.

Seek out treasures steps from your door at Stump.

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Feel good.

Rise and recharge downstairs at Van Aken District.

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Eat well.

Grab a bite at Mitchell's


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Plan a visit.

Visitors welcome-
say hello, take a tour.

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