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Short North Arts District

120 W Goodale St, Columbus, OH 43215-2357
+1 614-228-8050
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“every month” (33 reviews)
“high street” (46 reviews)
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120 W Goodale St, Columbus, OH 43215-2357
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+1 614-228-8050
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"every month"
in 33 reviews
"high street"
in 46 reviews
"eclectic shops"
in 9 reviews
"stay open"
in 9 reviews
"fun area"
in 13 reviews
"goodale park"
in 19 reviews
"restaurants and bars"
in 17 reviews
"convention center"
in 23 reviews
"c bus"
in 7 reviews
"jeni's ice cream"
in 14 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 23 reviews
"window shopping"
in 7 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 6 reviews
"saturday afternoon"
in 6 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 10 reviews
"gallery"
in 123 reviews
"parking"
in 79 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When coming to Columbus, or even living there, the Short North is here people go for food, art, fun, and more. This is the place to see a variety of shops, restaurants, art classes, and so much more. Stop by the North Market for unique...More

Thank campus16b
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with my 18 yr old son after a sporting event. Did not realize is was "Pride" day or weekend. Anyway, a more or less typical bar scene, not so much arts.

Thank trickyslicky
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The lack of parking is taking its toll. Several small business's and galleries have gone out of business as of summer of 2018 but strides are being made to rectify the problem. Let's hope it's not too late. The District is wonderful, vibrant and growing.

Thank bongrno
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Very good area of shops, restaurants, art spaces and galleries and it is all on the free circular shuttle. If you are at or near the convention center this is a great place to walk and stroll and take in the shops or stop for...More

Thank tfizzle
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Start near the Nationwide HQ building, then hit the north market then back to High Street and keep walking north. Shops. Candy. Food. Brew pubs. Trollies. A peddle wagon roaming bar. Exercise and drink at the same time. Again, something for everyone. Cheers!

Thank RCTALLEY
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

The short north is constantly evolving with more shops restaurants hotels condos and apartments in the last three years then in the last 30 combined !

Thank tenantrep
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Lovely area just north of the downtown. I number of fantastic restaurants and boutique shopping. Easily accessible although the sidewalks are really uneven and you have to pay very close attention walking.

Thank 1WingNow
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

The Short North Arts District is one of the most fascinating, eclectic areas of Columbus, Ohio, and well worth your time and attention. Chock full of interesting shops and restaurants, food and art, ambience and architecture, the SNAD can be enjoyed through your own walk-through,...More

1  Thank Benois D
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

I visited the Short North arts district and first thought of just driving through, but one only starts to get a feel for the area when you get out of the vehicle and start to appreciate the art, restaurants and quirky shops one by one....More

Thank Randburg
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

First of all it is a big LGBT community. Second they have trendy shops and restaurants. Third it here are a lot of art galleries. Last it is a very cool nighborhood.

Thank london057
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sarg1968
January 29, 2018|
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Response from dplpjp | Reviewed this property |
There is not normally a charge for the monthly Gallery Hop event. Maybe you are looking at some type of fundraiser being held?
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ThePinkPolliwog
July 18, 2017|
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Response from marty s | Reviewed this property |
During the day meters are available on side streets, However, don't park without a meter, You will be ticketed or towed. Also, I often go to the north market. You can park and shop there, and you get a certain amount of free... More
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cpavey122017
May 22, 2017|
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Response from 97KM | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry that I am just now getting back to you. Yes, I would suggest seeing the Short North. If you go during the day it will be quieter and may make for a nice stroll. If you go at night it can get a little crazy but... More
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