Creative types will find a comfortable home in Short North. The neighborhood is considered Columbus' art district and apartments for rent in Short North are located in the heart of the city. From galleries to sports arenas, the area is centrally located and presents renters with never-ending fun to be had. All you have to do is step out your front door to experience all Columbus has to offer.
Before you decide to visit the numerous artistic spaces in the neighborhood, start your day out at the beautiful 33-acre Goodale Park. The huge green space is the oldest park in Columbus and displays a magnificent view of the Columbus skyline. Plus, the popular Music in the Air series is held there in the summer, and hosts outdoor concerts. Residents can enjoy the gazebo, historic shelter and pond in addition to tennis courts and a playground. The park also contains a wealth of stunning trees, so be sure to visit there during the spring when everything is in full bloom. Art lovers considering Short North apartment rentals can also partake in the neighborhood's gallery hop. On the first Saturday of every month, dozens of local galleries and exhibition spaces open up to the public to highlight new creations. Visitors can wander their way through the spaces and then dine at one of the many nearby restaurants when they finish. Street performers also gather around galleries to entertain people as they walk around.
Apartments for rent in Short North are located near a wide variety of public and private schools. The neighborhood is served by the Columbus City School District and contains three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. Arts-oriented and Montessori options are available as well. Major universities such as Franklin University, Columbus State Community College and Columbus College of Art and Design are all less than 5 miles away.
The great thing about living in the city is that there is no shortage of transportation. Major highways, such as I-71 and OH-315, are close to Short Bend apartment rentals and there are also a number of bus routes that traverse the area. You can also take your bike for a spin around the streets of Columbus, which are easy to navigate as they form a grid pattern.