Enjoy spectacular and ICONIC CITY VIEWS from this exceptional, rarely available 2BR (+ office alcove) 2BA beautifully upgraded 31st floor sky home with PRIVATE BALCONY in AIA Award Winning newer construction 235 W Van Buren, a Walker's Paradise (walk score 98) in the most sought-after LOOP location steps to offices, restaurants, transportation and nightlife, as well as amazing outdoor green spaces from adjacent park, dog park, and the NEW Southbank Riverwalk/Park with stone Amphitheater and kayak launch. This sleek and modern owner-occupied home with airy 10FT ceilings, exposed concrete accents, and in-unit laundry features numerous upgrades and recent improvements including 4.25" wide-plank walnut-stained engineered hardwood flooring, specialty lighting fixtures, three extensively outfitted (and incredibly large) ELFA closets in stainless steel, newer carpet in the bedrooms, roller shades on windows, screened patio door, and a fully enclosed 2nd bedroom. The amazing layout showcases an open concept kitchen with bonus OFFICE ALCOVE, upgraded euro cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and spacious breakfast bar. The large adjacent living/dining room is well-proportioned for a variety of furniture placement, and conveniently steps out to the home's ideally sized private balcony, the perfect spot for morning coffee or evening drinks under the twinkling lights of the Sears/Willis Tower and Chicago's majestic skyline. The primary bedroom suite offers gorgeous city views and a bathroom with Carrera marble dual-vanity, Grohe faucets, and large glass-enclosed shower/soaker tub. Investor friendly building. Dogs/cats allowed with no weight limit. 24/7 door-staff and Amazon Hub for packages. On-site grocery and hair salon. Parking available for sale/lease via other MLS listings.