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Short North Arts District

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Address: 120 W Goodale St, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone Number: 614-228-8050
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Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Columbus's version of New York's artsy Soho district, this historic urban...
Columbus's version of New York's artsy Soho district, this historic urban neighborhood is filled with boutiques, art galleries, coffee houses, restaurants and theaters.
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Great area to walk, shop,eat and drink!

Really enjoyed this part of Columbus. Lot of things to see, people were fun and friendly. We will be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed this part of Columbus. Lot of things to see, people were fun and friendly. We will be back!

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Muskogee, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Love this area of COLUMBUS and would like to spend some more time there. Murals on the wall are very interesting and the shops are fun and different. Plan to go back for more time there.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We had a great night out with girlfriends for a bachelorette party this weekend, and really enjoyed ourselves walking around the city! Uber cars and taxis were readily available in case we didn't want to walk to the next place, and we felt very safe in the area. Lots of fun!

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Cedarville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most amazing revitalization projects I have ever witnessed. I remember being in this area ten years ago and it was a waste land. Now it is vibrant, safe, and inviting. Granted it is dead... I mean stone cold DEAD on Saturday and Sunday mornings... even the corner coffee shop doesn't open till 9 or ten.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The short in Columbus is a great place to visit. There are so many great restaurants and drinking establishments and the best part you can walk to all of them. The cab service is spot on if you run out of gas from walking around. From the Convention center north to the University area south and it's only getting better.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The short north is a happening place in Columbus. Sitting outside at northstar cafe with lunch is relaxing after a workweek. Then browsing the shops before a scoop of jeni's ice cream. Life is good.🍨

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

You need to spend an afternoon in the Short North if you are visiting Columbus. Start with lunch at the North Market before walking up High Street. There are numerous galleries and cafes along the way. Stop by Jeni's Ice Cream for a refreshing afternoon treat. Most of the Galleries close in the early evening. The first Saturday of every... More 

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Sidney, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Whenever we are in Columbus we try to stop here, especially for the North Market for Vietnamese food. We were a little disappointed this time, so we will try something different next time. North Market is great...great food, eclectic booths. Stop here... there is something for everyone!

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Strolled around here many times through my stay in Columbus. Many small shops, restaurants and smoke shops. Lot of diverse people and cool shops. It's worth a walk around.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I can't even count how many times we were hound for money by homeless people or beggars. Most stores don't open until 12p. Stores are way overpriced on their stuff. The only reason I would go back is bc of other restaurants in the area I would like to try.

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Address: 120 W Goodale St, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone Number: 614-228-8050
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus

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