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 The Arc @ 37 W. Van Buren


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Originally built in 1893, The Old Colony Building is an architectural masterpiece located right in the heart of Chicago's downtown loop. Make no mistake: "Historic" doesn't have to mean "Old". The Arc has been fully remodeled and modernized; providing Columbia College Chicago students with contemporary design, stylish amenities, and engaging public spaces.

The Arc offers double-occupancy bedrooms & private bedrooms, both in shared apartments. Here are some examples:
Check out these awesome amenities:
  • Newly renovated
  • 50" Flat screen TV in each living room
  • Club & game room
  • 24 hr fully equipped fitness center
  • Rooftop oasis with gas grills
  • In-unit washer & dryer
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Study lounge with free printing
  • Bicycle storage
  • 24 hr security w/ key card access