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Last updated September 25 at 6:47 PM

1,066 Apartments for rent in Downtown Columbus, Columbus, OH

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Industry Columbus
230 East Long Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,037
458 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,169
554 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,920
1270 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 9:28 PM
Industry puts you on the cutting edge of luxury living in Downtown Columbus. Wake up to a striking view from your apartment's floor-to-ceiling windows and prepare breakfast in your chef-caliber kitchen. Innovate in our commercial-grade co-working space. Energize and restore in a fully-equipped, 24/7 fitness center and yoga room. Socialize by the fireplace in the courtyard, enjoy skyline views from the pool deck, and treat your four-legged friend to a little exercise in the dog park. Schedule an Oculus VR tour today to view the future of living at Industry.
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1 Unit Available
100 East Gay Street
100 East Gay Street, Columbus, OH 43215
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,319
1479 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 7:13 AM
: Location! Location! $2,319 / 2br - 1,474ft - 2BR DOWNTOWN CONDO FOR RENT 100 E. Gay St. (Gay/ 3rd St.) Location .....Location.....Location....Luxurious and spacious condo, located in the heart of downtown, Columbus. Unbelievable view! Condo is full of city lights and beautiful amenities. Just a few blocks to Ohio's Statehouse, The Ohio Theater, The Palace Theater, The Columbus Commons, The Columbus Museum of Art, and, many of Columbus' finer restaurants and cafes. There are four gyms and health clubs in a walking distance. The Arena District, German Village, Victorian Village, and the Short north are a walking distance. Scioto Mile is three blocks away. Off-street parking under the building. State of the art parking system! Wheelchair accessible! Rent includes secure fast internet and cable TV. Featuring.... - Kitchen and bath with Granite counter tops and designer cabinets- Appliances (Refrigerator, dishwasher, Stove, Combo Washer/Dryer, Microwave)- Kitchen island with accent lighting- Fine hardwood floor and ceramic tile flooring in the bathrooms- Huge walk in closet with plenty of shelves- State of the art all electric heating and cooling- High lofty ceilings- State of the art secure indoor parking included, (fob entry)- Secure high speed internet included (WIFI)- Time Warner Cable included- Plenty of Sun light As you can see from the pictures this corner unit is just as spectacular as the view. This also includes access to and usage of the Rooftop Sky Lounge overlooking Gay and Third Streets. Great place to watch the fireworks. A condo like this would rent in New York, for instance, for at least $9,000 a month. No Smoking and No Pets. 100 E. Gay St. (google map) (yahoo map condominium in Downtown. . $2319.00/mo, $2319.00 security deposit. Cable, internet and water are included. Call Zoran at 614-499-1975. This property is managed by a responsible landlord using Avail landlord software. Amazing 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in Columbus. Amenities included: wheelchair accessible, central air, central heat, deck, dishwasher, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliance, updated kitchen, updated bathroom, washer dryer, private, fast Wi-Fi, free cable, and secure Wi-Fi. Utilities included: cable, internet and water. Is not pet friendly. Date Available: Aug 1st 2021. $2,319/month rent. $2,319 security deposit required. Please submit the form on this page or contact Z at 614-499-1975 to learn more. This property is managed by a responsible landlord using Avail landlord software.
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1 Unit Available
250 Daniel Burnham Sq Unit 306
250 Daniel Burnham Sq, Columbus, OH 43215
1 Bedroom
$990
1021 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 8:53 AM
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3 Units Available
The Triad
33 South Washington Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215
2 Bedrooms
$905
800 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:07 PM
This 800 sq. ft. layout features a full living room, kitchen with full-sized appliances, bathroom and two separate bedrooms. Lots of windows allow ample light to fill the apartment. Some students choose to live on their own. Others have a roommate while some units house three or four students (extra charges apply). No matter how many occupants, The Triad lets you have 2-bedroom apartment that you can make your own and call home while you are going to school here in Columbus.
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Student Housing - The Abigail
369 E Gay St, Columbus, OH 43215
2 Bedrooms
$1,420
780 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,665
977 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:05 PM
The Abigail is an industrial loft-style apartment community nestled in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Featuring furnished and unfurnished studio, two and three-bedroom apartments, the Abigail is located right next door to Columbus College of Art & Design, within walking distance to Columbus State Community College, and right around the corner from Capital Law School and Franklin University. Residents enjoy a discounted membership to Shape Fitness, in-unit washer and dryer, secure key-fob entry, and our new addition of free wi-fi and cable. The Abigail strives to be an authentic environment, supportive and open to all pursuits and lifestyles. Whether youre an up-and-coming artist at CCAD, a nurse at Grant Hospital, or an accounting student at Columbus State Community College, we welcome you to live and grow here! The Abigail boasts a Walk Score of 89 walk to great nightlife, and tons of restaurants and places to hang out with friends. Stop in for a tour or take our virtual tour online today!
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@150 North 3rd
150 North 3rd Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,000
1 Bedroom
$1,440
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
Last updated September 25 at 12:04 PM
Welcome home to Downtown Columbus newest luxury living community @150 North 3rd where those seeking a lifestyle of enjoying the outdoors and city life have it all within reach while living in style and comfort. @150 North 3rd features 79 brand new apartment homes a modern collection of studio, one, and two-bedroom plans in a variety of unique layouts that redefine city living. Modern, designer finishes, 14-foot ceilings, open floorplans, city views, a gorgeous clubhouse designed for work and play, 24-hour fitness center, resident events, grocery delivery and elevated courtyard for entertaining provide you additional space to unwind and entertain. @150 North 3rd is within close proximity to all the exciting things Downtown Columbus has to offer in dining, entertainment, unique shops, and higher education. Steps away from Pins Mechanical, Wolfs Ridge Brewing, Columbus College of Art & Design, The Hills Market and more! We would love to have you join us at @150 North 3rd, where living, working, dining, shopping, and exploring are all within easy reach.
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Library Park
409 Oak Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,022
524 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,141
538 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,804
977 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:03 PM
Located in Downtown Columbus and right next door to the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Library Park Apartments, a Pizzuti Development, delivers a prime locale near I-670/I-70, along with a variety of fully renovated studio, one-, and two-bedroom apartments in Columbus, OH. Equal parts trendy and tranquil, Library Park Apartments is centrally located in the Discover District, and near the Columbus Museum of Art. Residents will love being close to major employers and having quick access to the area’s best retail, dining, and entertainment. Indulge in the best breakfast and brunch at Fox and the Snow or at Katzinger’s Deli in German Village, enjoy an evening on the town at The Walrus or The Pearl in Short North, and satisfy late-night cravings at Mikey’s Late-Night Slice or Dirty Franks. Library Park Apartments provides posh, big city benefits and an artistic, neighborhood-like atmosphere. Situated next to the stunning Topiary Park and Topiary Garden, this community’s locale invites residents to take a deep breath, relax, and enjoy the ambiance. Known for being a “walkers paradise,” the area is extremely pedestrian and pet-friendly and is just across the street from the nearest COGO Bike Share.
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1 Unit Available
LVQ
50 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215
1 Bedroom
$1,540
780 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 5:34 PM
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14 Units Available
80 on the Commons
80 East Rich Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,140
464 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,647
729 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,669
1252 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:07 PM
80 on the Commons overlooks the Columbus Commons in the heart of Downtown Columbus, OH. 80 on the Commons embraces the downtown ambiance while giving its residents the high-rise lifestyle just above the hustle and bustle. Our pet-friendly studio, 1, and 2-bedroom apartments were created with no detail left unconsidered. Such as wood-style floors, stainless-steel appliances, walk-in closets, quartz countertops, washer and dryer, Nest thermostat, and plenty more. Our residents have access to a rooftop terrace overlooking the Columbus Commons, private fitness center, resident lounge for entertaining, dedicated, covered parking garage, and so much more. Our community puts you in the heart of it all. Walk your dog and explore the Scioto Mile, meet a friend for dinner or drinks at some of the best places Columbus has to offer, or catch a live concert and experience the best food trucks at the Columbus Commons.
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11 Units Available
Flats on Vine
205 Vine St, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,199
508 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,369
722 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,729
1026 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:08 PM
Flats on Vine offers upscale living in a downtown setting. Located in the most sought out downtown neighborhood, the Arena District. Flats on Vine is a 226-unit building offering ll modern floor plans, private balconies, under unit parking and the latest finishes. Leave the car keys at home and enjoy miles of walk-able entertainment! - with the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena, your favorite bands at Express Live and downtown dining with a variety of Columbus' best restaurants, you'll never run out of things to do! You will appreciate close proximity to the Short North and Victorian Village while your pets will appreciate acres of landscaped Columbus city parks including Goodale Park, McFerson Commons, and North Bank Park. Flats on Vine has your key to downtown living, Lease Today! Furnished units may also be available upon request, contact leasing to learn more.
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7 Units Available
223 E Town Street Apartments
223 E Town St, Columbus, OH 43215
1 Bedroom
$1,342
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,723
982 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:10 PM
Offering brand new studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with an industrial feel, 223 E Town puts you at the epicenter of downtown living. Whether you choose to visit the restaurants, bars and nightlife around the corner or stay in at the clubhouse, rec room and fitness center, you will feel the city vibes because when you’re downtown bound, you’re finally home.
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53 Units Available
The Reach on Goodale
644 Chlois Ln, Columbus, OH 43215
1 Bedroom
$1,450
732 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
1160 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,650
1405 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:11 PM
Living at the Reach is about more than finding a place to live, it is about creating a lifestyle. The Reach is designed for people who seek out balance in all things—connection and privacy, excitement and relaxation. Collaboration spaces, the fitness center, and complimentary White Castle coffee all fuel your routine. The resort-style pool, open green spaces and onsite events are a break from the ordinary. Hop on a bike or scooter, jump in your car or call an Uber, and you are moments from the best restaurants, entertainment, and culture in Columbus.
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22 Units Available
The Normandy
315 East Long Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,199
475 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
1120 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:07 PM
The Normandy is a luxury apartment community located in the Discovery District in downtown Columbus, Ohio. The Normandy features modern and spacious studio, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments and townhomes, and one-of-a-kind amenities like nothing you’ve ever seen before! The clubhouse has a resort-style pool, 24-hour fitness center, business center, entertainment kitchen, coffee bar, movie theatre, billiard and shuffleboard tables – in an eclectic ambiance! You’ll also find multiple rooftop lounges with a grill and firepit throughout our community. Our apartments and townhomes feature luxurious finishes to make it feel like a home, including 42-inch maple cabinetry, mini subway tile backsplash, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, built-in microwave, reservoir-style sink basin, floor to ceiling windows with downtown city views, washer and dryer, oversized walk-in closets, brushed nickel finishes, and plenty more! The Discovery District in downtown Columbus is so close to some of the best nightlife, shopping, and dining Columbus has to offer. Check out Brioso or The Roosevelt for a coffee, grab dinner at Wolf’s Ridge Brewing, or meet friends at Pins Mechanical Co. for some drinks and bowling – all just steps from your front door! Stop in today for a tour – we’d love to meet you!
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12 Units Available
600 Goodale
600 West Goodale Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,488
590 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,419
752 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,821
1068 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:07 PM
Several floor plans to choose from. Modern finishes throughout. Open floor plans, lots of storage and energy-efficient appliances. Stunning flooring. Community spaces. Second-floor courtyard, pool, terrace and fitness center.
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10 Units Available
250 High
250 South High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,380
670 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,552
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,494
1185 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:07 PM
Located near area freeways for an easy commute. Next to the Columbus Commons. On-site fitness center, secured parking garage, and rooftop lounge with panoramic views. Gourmet kitchens and floor-to-ceiling windows.
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14 Units Available
Arena Crossing Apartments
423 N Front St, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$989
510 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,179
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,119
1266 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:08 PM
Live in one of Columbus' most popular neighborhoods-The Arena District. Arena District Living offers more than luxury apartments with modern amenities, it offers the accessibility of downtown Columbus! Choose your next home where the action is- located within the city's premier sports destination. As a resident, you'll enjoy cannon blasts at Nationwide Arena as you cheer on the Columbus Blue Jackets, home runs and dime-a-dog nights at Huntington Park as you root for the Columbus Clippers, and the rumble of the Nordecke as you celebrate the new Columbus Crew SC Stadium, coming this year. You'll also be a quick drive or bus ride away from Short North and Victorian Village. Arena Crossing Apartments features 31 distinct floor plans including studio, one and two-bedroom flats, and two-bedroom townhomes. Call today and start doing your thing in the District! Furnished units may also be available upon request, contact leasing to learn more.
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6 Units Available
Flats II
250 Brodbelt Ln, Columbus, OH 43215
1 Bedroom
$1,289
607 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 6:08 PM
Welcome home to Flats ll. Due to the popularity of our Flats on Vine apartment building Flats II was born-the newest urban community in the Arena District. Leave the car keys at home and enjoy miles of walk-able entertainment! Your downtown lifestyle awaits you- with the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena, your favorite bands at Express Live and downtown dining with a variety of Columbus' best restaurants, you'll never run out of things to do! You will appreciate close proximity to the Short North and Victorian Village and quick access to acres of landscaped Columbus city parks including Goodale Park, McFerson Commons, and North Bank Park. Flats II is as exciting inside as the surroundings out, featuring one-two bedroom flats ranging from 600-1300 square feet & includes some of the latest finishes in the industry trend. Choose from the 8 modern floor plans where luxuries like private balconies, secured parking in adjacent McConnell garage & 24-hr controlled access are available. You will also find added touches like wood finish plank flooring, granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances, a sleek back splash & modern cabinetry. Flats II has your key to downtown living, Lease Today! Visit the leasing office at Flats on Vine at: 205 Vine Street Columbus, OH 43215. Furnished units may also be available upon request, contact leasing to learn more.
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1 Unit Available
139 E. Main Street
139 East Main Street, Columbus, OH 43215
1 Bedroom
$1,300
820 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 6:23 PM
Ohio Lofts is a Condo Community Building built-in 1847. A wonderful mix of Historic Charm when high-end comforts. Attached to this building are wonderful shops and restaurants with plenty of character of their own! This Condo is located on the first floor on the corner of the building where it is flooded with natural light daily. High ceilings crown this home with exposed ductwork, brick, metal beams, and electrical fixtures that add contrast and an industrial modern feel to this 170-year-old beauty. Adding to this is the Kitchen with soft close cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances, and Butcher Block Countertop. There are so many restaurants, attractions, and shops nearby, only a short walk away! Within a mile, there are 10 Parks, COSI, The Brewery District, Franklin University, The Palace Theater, The Scioto River Front, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus Art Museum, and that's only to name a few! This building has a roof-top deck shared with the other tenants! Great for cook-outs, get-togethers, Red White and Boom, and so more! Tour this condo now at https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=mh8a4AUpzpD Call 614-427-3683 Ext 703 or email andrea@rentingohio.com if you have any questions or would like to schedule an in-person tour! Applications are available at www.rentingohio.com
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1 Unit Available
225 North 4th Street
225 North Fourth Street, Columbus, OH 43215
1 Bedroom
$1,650
1296 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:37 PM
This Gorgeous 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Downtown Loft Offers A Beautiful View Of The Columbus Skyline. Appliances Included: Refrigerator, Stove, Dishwasher, Washer & Dryer. 1 Garage Parking Spot Included. Secured Storage Space. This Property Is A Must See...Pets Welcomed With An Additional Monthly Fee For More Information Visit rentals2021.com or contact Safiya Tyree at 614-300-3475 Contact us to schedule a showing.
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12 Units Available
Highpoint on Columbus Commons
190 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,030
489 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,200
710 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,693
1127 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:42 PM
Minutes from downtown Columbus and Columbus Commons Park. An updated community. Short-term leases and furnished apartments available. Premium finishes throughout. On-site clubhouse and business center. Lots of storage.
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6 Units Available
303
303 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,135
445 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,175
517 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 6:42 PM
303 provides luxury living in the heart of Downtown Columbus that is unlike any other. It’s a sleek, modern building married with Borror’s boutique styling, offering a rooftop sundeck with a kitchenette, state of the art security system, secured on-site parking, and stunning floor-to-ceiling windows. With a mix of studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments, there’s something for everyone. Within the RiverSouth district, you will be just blocks from jobs, entertainment, shopping, and the parks, trails and civic spaces of the revitalized Scioto Mile, Bicentennial Park and Columbus Commons. window.fbMessengerPlugins = window.fbMessengerPlugins || { init: function () { FB.init({ appId : '1678638095724206', autoLogAppEvents : true, xfbml : true, version : 'v3.0' }); }, callable: [] }; window.fbAsyncInit = window.fbAsyncInit || function () { window.fbMessengerPlugins.callable.forEach(function (item) {
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221 N Front Street
221 North Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,395
956 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 6:33 PM
Fantastic 1 bed/bath with 2 reserved attached garage parking spaces in heart of Downtown Columbus Arena District. Hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, high ceilings, extra storage unit also included in building basement. Parking is assigned in attached, secure, private garage. Arena District location ideal for walking to Nationwide Arena, Huntington Ballpark, Scioto Mile Riverfront, North Market, Short North attractions, and all Arena District and Downtown Columbus offices Condo fee includes cable TV and high-speed internet service.
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32 Units Available
Xander on State
265 E State St, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$970
429 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,695
1042 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:47 PM
Conveniently located in the Discovery District of Downtown Columbus, Xander on State offers an all-inclusive living experience. With glistening pool, ample outdoor space including grills, games, and fire pit, 24/7 hour fitness center, and theatre room, residents can enjoy many amenities without ever leaving home. The community also includes various in-building parking options, security system, on-site management team, and lobby with coffee bar. Head downstairs to enjoy our future restaurant and retail partners located on the first floor of Xander. Take a short walk to the Columbus Metropolitan Library or Columbus Museum of Art. Experience your life within walking distance. While Xander on State is still under construction, we are offering tours by appointment only. We will offer regular office hours in May when the building opens.
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28 Units Available
The Nicholas
12 W Gay St, Columbus, OH 43215
Studio
$1,211
487 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,523
677 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,436
1194 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 6:45 PM
We are open and ready to help you find your new home! Call or Text us today! An Edwards Urban Community Welcome home to The Nicholas, a new Edwards Urban Community, offering luxury apartments in the heart of Downtown Columbus. When you live at The Nicholas, you can expect exceptional community amenities, luxurious apartment finishes, and superior customer service. Make your lifestyle statement without saying a word. Enjoy living in Downtown Columbus, OH at The Nicholas apartments. Our unique 1, 2 and 3 bedroom floor plans offer high-end style and designer touches. Brag-worthy amenities like a well-appointed clubroom with kitchen and billiards, business center, yoga studio, several lush outdoor plazas, a spectacular glass wall cantilevered pool with dining courtyard overlooking downtown Columbus, and direct access to a 24-hour fitness center make this downtown living destination a place to tell your friends about. Visit The Nicholas luxury apartments in downtown Columbus. L
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Neighborhood overview

Renters are flocking to walkable downtown Columbus. It’s the perfect place to live, work, and play in an area that mixes urban convenience with natural beauty. With several distinct residential districts throughout downtown, you’ll find a downtown rental that’s perfect for you.

Transportation

  • CBUS Free Circulator
  • COTA Buses
  • CoGo Bikeshare
  • Walkable
  • I -70
  • I-71
  • I-670
  • OH-315

Demographic

  • Downtown professionals and service industry employees
  • Younger singles

Contains:

  • Pearl Market
  • Columbus Commons
  • Nationwide Arena

Close to:

  • The Ohio State University
  • Scioto Audubon Metro Park
  • Italian Village
  • Short North

Downtown Columbus in three words: walkable, growing, vibrant

Living in Downtown Columbus

Join the savvy renters who have ditched their snow tires to live in walkable downtown Columbus. Whether you want to rent an urban loft or a comfortable townhouse, there are plenty of new apartments in downtown Columbus. With construction and revitalization efforts underway, you’ll see why downtown Columbus is the perfect place to live.

The number of downtown residents has doubled in the last 15 years. There’s been plenty of exciting business and residential growth to attract and retain all of the newcomers. Although downtown Columbus has long been an active business district, there are now several livable districts such as the Arena District, Discovery District, and River South. Each district has its own personality, and you can easily walk or bike around to see which one is best for you. Apartment living in downtown Columbus is exciting no matter where you choose to rent!

Renting in the Arena District

The Arena District in northwest downtown Columbus features luxury midrise apartments and studios. The neighborhood is also home to major employers like Nationwide Insurance. Dining and retail options are diverse, with major chains catering to visitors of the Greater Columbus Convention Center and smaller, local options as well. As a resident of the Arena District, you can walk to the famous North Market to shop for groceries in style. It’s Columbus’ only remaining public market, and you’ll find dozens of local produce, prepared food, and meat vendors. You’re also just a short walk away from the trendy Short North neighborhood that connects downtown to the OSU campus.

Renting in the River South District

Head south along the Scioto River and you’ll find yourself in the popular new River South District. This district offers easy access to several beautiful parks including Scioto Audubon Park, Galbreath Bicentennial Park, Scioto Mile, and Columbus Commons. Of course, Columbus Commons isn’t your ordinary neighborhood park. Columbus Commons has a carousel, cafes, gardens, and hosts special events like weekly food truck festivals, group exercise classes, and big concerts by the Columbus Symphony and special visiting artists. River South is a lively place to live where no two weeks will be alike. River South apartments offer rooftop views of both the river and downtown.

Renting in the Discovery District

If you want a more affordable way to rent downtown, check out the Discovery District. Located on the east side of downtown Columbus, the Discovery District was formed as a Special Improvement District (SID) in 2007,when Eastside residents provided funding for safety and beautification projects. The area is now a popular choice for young people who enjoy being steps away from CCAD, Columbus State, Franklin University, and Capital University. It’s also home to the Columbus Museum of Art and Columbus Metropolitan Library, making it Columbus’s cultural center.

Things to do in Downtown Columbus

Wherever you choose to rent, you’ll probably meet some new neighbors at the Pearl Market in the heart of downtown Columbus. The large farmer’s market is open twice weekly in warm weather. Although downtown Columbus once had a reputation for shutting down at 5:00pm, it now has an increasingly active nightlife. New bars and restaurants continue to open downtown and you’re never far from the Brewery District, Short North, and Olde Towne East. Nature lovers will enjoy spending weekends exploring the Scioto Greenway Trail, a 10-mile mixed-use trail. There’s even the option to connect to the Olentangy Trail for another 13 miles of hiking, biking, or running.

Now is a great time to consider renting an apartment in downtown Columbus. If you work for the state or one of downtown’s many major employers, say goodbye to long commutes and make the short walk to work instead. Even if you don’t work there, downtown apartment living is fun with plenty of dining, nightlife, entertainment, and nature right outside your door. It’s also a great choice for older students who need a break from the rowdy campus scene. Come explore all of the different apartments in downtown Columbus to see which one is right for you.