29 Reasons to Explore Columbus, Ohio
Short North: Eclectic fun
In the 1980s, artists began to convert the dilapidated buildings north of downtown into Bohemian studios and galleries. Stylish shops and restaurants followed. This vibrant arts district successfully gentrified itself without sanitizing away all the urban grit. A Family Dollar store stands right by the high-end boutiques.
Click to the next slide for highlights of the Short North neighborhood.