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The pulse of Durham gets a new beat with Van Alen; a 12-story living experience designed to bring the ultimate lifestyle to your doorstep. With architectural nods to local historic styling, Van Alen offers a space to live, work and play; all just steps from the epicenter of Durham’s entertainment district.

Residents of Van Alen have the option of tower or urban flat style studio, one, two or three bedroom homes. Designed and constructed by Northwood Ravin, all apartments were created with you in mind. Finishes like white subway tile backsplashes, wood plank flooring, quartz countertops, retro Mosaic tile bathroom walls and polished hardware prove that no detail was overlooked. Features such as shaker cabinetry, rain showerheads, floor-to-ceiling windows, custom closets and smartphone-controlled thermostats mean your comfort and convenience are of utmost priority.

Step outside your front door and discover your extended living space. Private resident amenities such as the custom-designed Cross-Training room, on-site catering kitchen, men’s & women’s sauna and steam room, pool courtyard with in-water seating, Zen-inspired gardens with swinging chairs and soft lighting mean you never have to leave home to have it all. Experience the rooftop deck and the energy of downtown Durham. Whether it’s taking in a game or enjoying a sunset view of the Durham skyline, Van Alen offers unparalleled views of Bull City. Take a stroll downstairs to conveniently located shops and restaurants or get productive in our private on-site offices and co-working space. With private garages and an on-site dog park, luxury living has never been more effortless.

Meet Durham’s latest lifestyle destination and discover history reinvented with the ultimate living experience. Welcome to Van Alen, a Northwood Ravin signature community. 


Van Alen

511 S. Mangum Street
Durham, NC 27701


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