The University District

The University District is located north of downtown Columbus, but is truly centered around OSU’s campus. It is considered to be within walking distance to campus. This neighborhood is home to a large population of undergraduate students, but graduate students reside /own property here as well because of the convenient location from campus. The University District is made up of apartment buildings, large older homes, townhomes, and doubles. There are many fast food restaurants including Chipotle, Cane’s, Wendy’s, a concert venue, and The South Campus Gateway which has apartments, bars, parking, retail, and a really cool theatre all in 1 complex! The Wexner Center for the Arts is also a highlight of the University District – it is a visual arts center on the OSU campus dedicated to offering cutting-edge exhibitions, performing arts, and media from around the globe.


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