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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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“gallery hop” (100 reviews)
“every month” (33 reviews)
“high street” (46 reviews)
120 W Goodale St, Columbus, OH 43215-2357
120 W Goodale St, Columbus, OH 43215-2357
+1 614-228-8050
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the best food and drink in Columbus! Also features really neat shopping and art. This is one of the best attractions in Columbus and is served by free bus transportation.

Thank eastc0astwanderer
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The Short North is a great place to visit or stay if you are coming to Columbus. It's a convenient location: just a few blocks North of downtown, the Statehouse, Huntington Park, The Pizzuti Collection, North Market and the Arena and only steps from the...More

Thank Deb D
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Love this area -gallery hops are great fun and the area is full of neat restaurants, shops, galleries, and more. Great for walking and people watching on a nice day.

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Thoroughly enjoy living in the neighborhood and exploring the Arts District. Also enjoying trying all the wonderful restaurants and shopping.

Thank vbharch
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Many cities have similar areas to the Columbus Short North Arts District. While the area has several quite interesting and well curated Galleries we really did not find many eclectic shops or boutiques that I read about. You will certainly have no problem finding either...More

Thank Tripplanner-89
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

So much to do here. Lots of unique restaurants, shops, galleries, many cuisines, boutiques, fun things to browse or buy. Take a stroll through Goodale Park, it's beautiful, see the quaint re-habbed houses, have a great meal, try some Jeni's ice cream, it's fantastic!

Thank nitroliz
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The short north is a nice collection of trendy cafes and art studios. It has undergone a significant amount of renovation over the years and is a center of activity in the town. It is a very nice spot to visit, but parking is a...More

Thank Moved2Texas
Reviewed 3 October 2017

An array of galleries boutique restaurants and a great shops and the worlds best homemade ice cream at Jenni’s. And make sure you catch it on the first Saturday went all the galleries are open for a gallery hop

Thank melodyangel71
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Loved this place! Lots of fun places to visit and eat at. It was also fun to just walk up and down just to see what might be there. There was construction and parking was somewhat difficult to find, but no biggie!

Thank Becky N
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a wonderful must go area of Columbus. It is filled with small boutique shopping and some of the best dining in Columbus. It is also filled with art and breweries. They have the gallery hop every month as well.

Thank 785allisonc
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19 July 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
23 May 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
26 April 2017|
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Response from marty s | Reviewed this property |
The side streets are not crowded during the day and you may be able to walk in the streets, but high street would be more difficult for a wheelchair. Take your time and go midweek during the day. The near by Arena district... More