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Discover the Columbus Lifestyle
Columbus, Ohio defies your expectations. It is trendy, welcoming, full of excitement, and filled arts, culture, recreational amenities, diverse landscapes, and desirable neighborhoods. And as a resident, you have the opportunity to fall in love with this city every day, from a simple daily stroll through your community to the once-a-month visits to Gallery Hop in the Short North, as well as such as venues the Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus College of Art & Design Fashion Show, Columbus International Film + Video Festival, and countless others. Multiple highways allow residents to easily access different parts of the city for work, while a network of leisure trails provides a breath of fresh air. Whether you are moving from across the country or just down the street, there is a home in Columbus that lets you live, work, and play in your favorite location.
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Columbus: Residential Key Features
Things to do in Columbus? The list is nearly endless. Eat, drink, dine, and explore the Short North Arts District day or night. Shop Easton Town Center, a premiere indoor/outdoor shopping complex. Head to the Arena District, Columbus’s premiere entertainment district, for a Columbus Blue Jackets game, bars, nightlife, or world-class concerts at the Lifestyles Community Pavilion. Bring the family to COSI, the Center of Science and Industry and one of the most respected science centers in the nation, or to Ohio Stadium, also called “The Horseshoe” at Ohio State University to cheer on the Buckeyes. Recharge and enjoy some self care at PLEIJ Salon + Spa, Columbus Ohio's best salon and spa. Catch a show at the Ohio Theatre, featuring over 100 shows a year and such performers as the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, BalletMet, and Broadway Across America, or head to the North Market Farmers Market for fresh local goods and produce. Visit ExperienceColumbus.com for additional information on Things to Do In Columbus and all that the city has to offer!
Escape the big-city bustle and unwind in lush green fields, brightly-colored gardens, and serene shaded forests in the hundreds of acres of parkland throughout Columbus. The Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens offers everything from quiet walking trails through beautifully-landscaped gardens to events and programs for kids and adults. The Whetstone Park of Roses is another unique Columbus experience, featuring over 12,000 roses over more than 400 varieties. Other parks throughout the city offer everything from paved and unpaved walking trails, athletic fields and courts, picnic areas, water and wooded views, spraygrounds, picnic areas, and playgrounds. The City of Columbus Recreation and Parks also offers programs, classes, and activities for all ages from arts to athletics, as well as fun events and activities throughout the year.
Employment, Sports & Education
With a strong and diverse economy, Columbus calls to job-seekers young and old looking to enhance current careers to pursue new opportunities. Top industries in Columbus include education, banking, fashion, defense, aviation, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, healthcare, and technology. Some top employers include American Electric Power, Nationwide Mutual Insurance, JP Morgan Chase, and Siemens.
Columbus is home to two professional sports teams, the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League, and the Columbus Crew SC of Major League Soccer. However, Columbus is also home to the Ohio State Buckeyes, one of the most competitive intercollegiate programs in the nation, possibly best known for its widely-followed football team.
Columbus is served by Columbus City Schools, Ohio’s largest school district with over 51,000 students and 109 schools. CCS is dedicated to educating and preparing students for leadership, service, and success as citizens in a global community. Click here for a complete list of elementary, middle, and high schools contained within the district.
Columbus Real Estate
The Columbus lifestyle is calling — if you are ready to make Columbus home contact The Opland Group, the Columbus real estate experts at 614-332-6984 today for more information on neighborhoods and available homes for sale in Columbus.