What is it about Grandview Heights that makes it such a special place to live, work and play? Just sit on Stauf’s Coffee Roasters’ patio, sip their fresh ground coffee and watch the world go by. From your perch along Grandview Street, you can admire historic homes and deliberate about the people moving in and out of the great restaurants and diners located up and down the towns’ main drag.
In the evening, sit and read the newspaper, play chess, or meet your friends at one of the dozen local nightclubs or catch a flick at the international movie house.
Need to stretch your legs? Grandview Heights pedestrian-friendly sidewalks allow you to stroll around town, revealing old tree-lined parks, neighborhood pubs, used book stores, art studios, new condominiums, and historic homes in mature neighborhoods, and magnificent homes on a high perch overlooking a beautiful public garden. With its own school district, responsive fire and police departments, and outstanding community library, Grandview Heights is a small town hidden within the folds of Columbus.
Because of its location five miles west of downtown Columbus, and an easy, low traffic commute, Grandview Heights is the ideal location for residents who prefer a more urban lifestyle. Shopping at Easton Town Center, the Lennox Center, the Short North, Polaris Fashion Place, or The Mall at Tuttle Crossing is each less than a fifteen minute drive from Grandview Heights. Interstates 70 and 71 are easily accessible and can take travelers to all points east and west, north and south. Grandview Heights also sits in the shadow of The Ohio State University. Plus, Grandview Heights proximity to downtown Columbus allows residents to conveniently enjoy the events at the city’s historic theaters, the Arena District, and an array of great restaurants.
Of course, one of the real advantages of Grandview Heights smaller size is that the Grandview Heights City School District has been able to avoid issues of overcrowding and financial shortage. As a result, the district’s students have benefited in low teacher turnover, stable programs, and strong school leadership. Click here to view the latest Public School District Report Card for the Grandview Heights City School District. Click here to view Private Schools close to this community.
As a whole, Grandview Heights proves to be tightly woven urban community with all of the benefits of being co close to downtown Columbus.
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