Picture a place where you’ll want to walk instead of drive


The Van Buren offers excellent access to Rock Creek Park, Silver Spring, and a multitude of transportation options downtown. The Van Buren is also located next to a large park, GA ave, and countless everyday conveniences. On one of Brightwood’s famous tree-lined avenues, just across the street from a beautiful park, The Van Buren Apartments blend convenience with the excitement of city living. This location couldn’t be more convenient. Just minutes from downtown Washington DC, this friendly community has the convenience of Metrobus service to get you where you need to go. The Van Buren is the perfect balance of lifestyle and community in this sought-after Northwest community.


  • Reagan National Airport: 30 minutes by cab without traffic or 40 minutes by public transit
  • Dulles International Airport: 45 minutes by cab without traffic
  • The White House: 42 minutes by public transit
  • Georgetown: 48 minutes by public transit


The area features a variety of unique eateries, coffee shops, bars and retail stores are also around the neighborhood…it’s also in close proximity to Mt. Pleasant (quaint little neighborhood) as well as Adams Morgan (eclectic bar neighborhood) and a bike or bus ride away from U Street Corridor, Dupont and Logan Circles, Chinatown, Penn Quarter and the National Mall and Monuments!


Bordering 16th Street Heights are some of the prettiest stretches of Rock Creek Park, and the neighborhood is also home to the Carter Barron Amphitheater on 16th Street that hosts free summertime theater and music events. Those grounds also include the Fitzgerald tennis center and several sports fields. Additionally, the Upshur Park and the Emory and Hamilton recreation centers offer basketball courts and other athletic fields, swimming pools, playgrounds and dog parks. A community garden on Taylor Street provides 40 plots for cultivating flowers and vegetables.