The area has over 1, homes, some as old as the s, and more than 50 architectural styles including ItalianateQueen Anne and Victorian.
The neighborhood is composed of homes, townhomes and apartments ranging in size from massive mansions to bungalows and from penthouses to studio apartments. The area is part of the Franklinton neighborhood, and is generally referred to as being in West Columbus. Woodland Park was referred to casino chronodrive the 'North Gateway to Franklin Park' and rapidly became home to many of the founding families of Columbus as well as entrepreneurs, business owners, industrialists, educators and artists.
It is just east of Innis Gardens. The neighborhood originally got its name from its lower elevation, as it is right next to the Hilltop.
Just to the west of Franklinton is a group of smaller neighborhoods commonly referred to as " The Hilltop. Woodland Park Addition has the advantage of three electric car lines by which you can reach High Street in fifteen minutes.
A portion of the neighborhood gets its colorful nickname of " The Bottoms " because much of the land lies below the level of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers, and a floodwall is required to contain the rivers and protect the area from devastating floods. Merion Village[ edit ] Just south of German VillageMerion Village is a neighborhood with homes mostly from around the turn of the 20th century.
This diverse mixture of homes makes Woodland Park a comfortable, affordable and attractive neighborhood to live in. Because the area is in a floodplainthe Franklinton Floodwall was built.
Problem gambling australia 2015 Place[ edit ] This is a small area located east of German Village and is often mistaken as part of it. Some neighborhoods making up the area include: Both the neighborhood and landmark park contain the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardensalso named after the park.
It is the neighborhood immediately west of Downtown. Olde Towne East[ edit ] Main article: Recently, however, the name has stuck due to the crime rate of the area. The earliest houses in the subdivision were built around with most filling in the area between then and It is no longer referred to as the bottoms.
It borders interstates 71 and A large advertisement with a hand-drawn map appeared in the Sunday, June 26,Columbus Dispatch newspaper touting the benefits of the Woodland Park Addition. The area was at one time much larger, including parts of what is now the Discovery District.
The neighborhood has become the focus of the city's revitalization efforts which include renovation of the historic Lincoln Theatreconstruction of new condos and expansion of retail space along Mt.