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Downtown Columbus, Columbus

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Downtown Columbus is the Central Business District of Columbus, Ohio, United States. The area centers on the intersection of Broad and High streets, with the northeast corners being known simple as Broad & High by the surrounding businesses and media. Downtown as a whole encompasses all the area inside the inner belt and is home to most of the largest buildings in Columbus. The State Capitol is located on the southeast corner of Broad & High, in Capitol Square. Downtown is also home to Columbus State Community College, Franklin University, Columbus College of Art and Design, Grant Medical Center, Capital University Law School, as well as the main branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, the Main Street Bridge and many parks. Downtown has many neighborhoods or "districts", but it can easily be separated into three main areas; The Discovery District, High Street Corridor, and the Riverfront. The Short North, Italian Village, and Victorian Village are directly north of Downtown. Olde Towne East, and the historic King-Lincoln District are directly east, while the Brewery District and German Village are directly south of Downtown. Franklinton is to the west of Downtown, with a portion of Franklinton in Downtown. In the northwest area is the Arena District, a mixed-use development centered on Nationwide Arena, the home of the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Arena District also includes the baseball stadium Huntington Park and the Lifestyle Communities Pavilion.
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  • ....dead...dreary.....not even a mall there anymore....ghost town.....not really a city.....as are most of Ohio towns....after 7 pm, you won't encounter another living soul that is not considering mug...  more »
  • The best way to see what downtown Columbus has to offer is by foot. Walking allows you to see all of the little wonderful shops down High Street, the wonderful neighborhood parks, like Goodale for exa...  more »
  • For those of you that were lucky enough to not know the city 10 years ago, it's gotten loads better! Every year it seems to improve bit by bit and the fact that there are people, downtown after 5pm is...  more »
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