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Topic: Columbus Metro

Where can I find a suburb close to downtown Columbus with good schools and good quality of life?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Upper Arlington, birthplace of golfer Jack Nicklaus, lies just northwest of downtown Columbus. It is considered a “first-ring” suburb of the city. The city dates back to 1913, and in 1985 the southern half of the city, known as “Old Arlington,” was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today the Upper Arlington Historical […]

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Where is a hot new residential area in downtown Columbus?

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Where is a hot new residential area in downtown Columbus? The Arena District covers 75 acres and is home to: the Nationwide Arena, where the NHL Blue Jackets play; Huntington Park, home of minor league baseball’s Columbus Clippers; the Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, an outdoor music venue; and the Arena Grand Theatre. Once the site of […]

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Where can I find a progressive community close to downtown Columbus?

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Since the 1990s, the village of New Albany has experienced rapid growth and expansion, due in large part to the residency of Les Wexner, founder of The Limited women’s clothing chain. The village has managed its growth through planning and attention to detail. New Albany’s philosophy is that “it’s not just where we live, but […]

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Which neighborhood in Columbus has the best arts scene?

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The Short North Arts District—the area just north of downtown Columbus and just south of the Ohio State University campus—is hip, bohemian, and happening. The neighborhood is a gathering place for artists and students. The Short North is home to many art galleries, shops, pubs, nightclubs, and coffee houses. The area is alive with activity, […]

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Where can I find a nice family suburb close to downtown Columbus?

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Just ten minutes from downtown Columbus is the Herb Capital of Ohio: the city of Gahanna. The city was named by Money magazine as one of the Top 100 Places to Live in the U.S. The city offers a lot to see and do. Residents enjoy premier dining and shopping along with a host of […]

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What does Columbus, Ohio, have to offer?

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Columbus is Ohio’s largest city as well as its capital. It is named after Christopher Columbus, and stays true to the explorer’s spirit of discovery. With over 750,000 residents, the city is the most populous state capital in the United States. Columbus’ location puts it within 550 miles of half of the entire U.S. population. […]

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Where can I find a growing community less than 30 miles from Columbus?

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Twenty-five miles northwest of Columbus is Marysville, the county seat of Union County. It is a community of about 17,000 that is host to the facilities of several well-known corporations including Scotts Miracle-Gro, Honda, and Nestle. These associations allow the city to enjoy a very stable economy. Marysville has 15 parks, including one that is […]

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Where can I find a community close to the city with a suburban feel?

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The Central Columbus area is home to a crossection of residents. It covers middle-class urban neighborhoods, small villages, and affluent suburbs. Finding a place to call home is easy here. The City of Bexley is just to the east of Columbus and boasts classic tree-lined streets, first-class restaurants, art galleries, and schools consistently ranked among […]

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Where can I find a picturesque, affordable area in Columbus, Ohio?

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The Victorian Village neighborhood in Columbus is a diverse, thriving area full of life and character. It sprang up in the early 1900s when wealthier citizens wanted to live close to the streetcar line that ran through the north part of town. Today the area remains as an example of a nineteenth century neighborhood, and […]

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What communities are close to Columbus but with a small-town feel?

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The East Columbus area is largely suburban and includes the communities of Reynoldsburg, Canal Winchester, and Brice, along with other small villages. Reynoldsburg bills itself as the “Birthplace of the Tomato” and prides itself on offering an “old-fashioned good time.” The city’s hallmark annual event is the Tomato Festival, held each September to celebrate the […]

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