Argyle Park Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Columbus, Ohio’s Argyle Park is a neighborhood of modest, well-kept homes. Argyle Park is located in the city’s North Central section. An abundance of trees and greenery give the area a suburban feel. Local revitalization efforts and neighborhood pride have kept Argyle Park a developing community.
The Argyle Park Civic Association unites residents for a better neighborhood. Their Community Code: “Simple Ways You Can Make Your Neighborhood a Better Place to Live,” encourages positive interactions that keep revitalization going strong. Past Association efforts kept a major commercial fleet operation out of the neighborhood. The Association built a playground and worked to establish senior housing. They also developed two community gardens.
Green View Estates on Woodland Avenue, is Columbus, Ohio’s first affordable Green housing development. The modern, sustainable homes were built with recycled insulation, high performance bathroom fixtures, energy star-rated appliances and other eco-friendly amenities.
Maloney Park is a 25.38 acre wooded area at the southwest edge of the Argyle Park neighborhood. This Columbus Recreation and Parks System facility offers a baseball field, basketball court, playground, shelter, lighted tennis court and a walking trail.
St. Stephens Community Center stands adjacent to Maloney Park. The Center provides day care, senior services and other programs to neighborhood residents.
Argyle Park is a residential area. There are a few commercial and industrial enterprises just beyond the Argyle Park boundaries. Several small restaurants on Hudson Street and Woodland Avenue serve pizza and home-cooked dishes. Nearby, Cleveland Avenue restaurants offer everything from Asian, seafood and Caribbean to fast food and burgers.
Duxberry Park Alternative Elementary is a Columbus City school. Argyle Park children receive an education focusing on the arts. Certified full-time arts teachers instruct students in visual arts, music, dance and drama. Nearby Ohio Dominican University will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2011. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs in areas of study from Art and Graphic Design to Sports Management.
COTA Crosstown bus #81 has sheltered stops at key points throughout Argyle Park.