A city young at heart

Living in Milwaukee
City Information

Columbus is home to both the #1 zoo and library in America. With fun street names throughout the city, Columbus has an artistic flare.  Columbus has a number of outdoor and historical attractions including the Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium,  Nationwide Arena, Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio Theater, and Lifestyle Communities Pavilion. Home of Ohio State and several professional sports team, Columbus is also a sports oriented city.  

Living In Milwaukee
Housing

Average rental cost for a 2-5 bedroom apartment ranges from $275-$500/month. AmeriCorps members typically live in, Ohio State University campus area, Old Towne East, Italian Village/ Weinland Park, German Village, Clintonville, Grandview, Downtown Columbus, Short North, and Merion Village. 

Living in Milwaukee
Transportation

AmeriCorps members receive a free Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) public transit pass for the year. The buses and rail lines are both very reliable. Less than half of AmeriCorps members have cars or carpool with teammates. 
Useful Columbus Links

Experience Columbus
Things To Do
City of Columbus
Events Calendar
Columbus News
SNAP: Food Assistance
Apartment Finder
Apartments.com
Roommate Finder
Farmers’ Markets

Fun Things to Do