Many people do not realize it, but Columbus Ohio is a growing city. It is a great city for businesses and for people who are early in their careers. The city is inexpensive compared to major metropolitan cities, yet offers plenty of attractions including great restaurants, nice places to stay, nice parks, fun nightlife and more. Because it is home to the Ohio State Buckeyes, it is a fun city for people around the college age and sports fans. It is also home to many great apartments. If you are moving to the Columbus area, let the Lykens Company help you find a great downtown Columbus apartment.
The Lykens company specializes in unique apartment buildings and has transformed many historical buildings into unique apartment complex’s. Live in a converted wonder bread factory or a rehabilitated historic building that is now home to fun, hip lofts perfect for young people.
Here are some of the unique areas where one can find an apartment:
Short North: Short north apartments are located in the hip Short North district. Here you will find art galleries as well as dining, shopping options, and lively nightlife. This is the main business center of Columbus so you will enjoy the urban city feel of this fun neighborhood.
Victorian Village: This lovely area offers affordable homes and have many examples of 19th century architecture. There is easy access to to other parts of town and it is also home to Gooddale park where residents can enjoy a nice stroll.
Italian Village: At the end of the 20th century many Italian immigrants made this neighborhood their home which is why it is now called the Italian Village. It is near the OSU campus and very close to downtown. Italian Village apartments can be affordable and close to a lot of the action of downtown Columbus.
Ohio State Campus: The area around the campus is very lively and is home to college students and other people as well. The area can get rowdy on the weekends as people from all over the state hurdle into town to support the Ohio State Bukeyes, one of the nations best college football teams. There is every type of apartment available here, from basic accommodations suited for a college student, to nicer apartments for older working professionals. Many people love this area because it is always lively and there are plenty of places to eat and a lot to do all of the time.
We hope that this guide gave you a good starting off point as you search for a apartment in Columbus, Ohio. Once you get the chance to visit, you will quickly see that each neighborhood listed above has it’s own unique culture and feel and you will likely decide for yourself which one you want to call home. While the rental scene in Columbus is growing, it is still very possible to find a nice apartment to call home without the stress that often comes from apartment hunting in larger cities like San Francisco or New York.