Booker Washington Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located at the heart of the Booker Washington Heights neighborhood in Columbia South Carolina is the Katheryn M. Bellfield/Booker Washington Heights Cultural Arts Center. The center is a hub of activity in this largely urban neighborhood. The center offers opportunities for residents and visitors alike to enjoy an afternoon of low cost family entertainment by sponsoring their Movie Mania afternoons. The center also offers residents the opportunity to participate in various performing arts classes including dance, music and theater productions. There are also opportunities to join in bridge games, step dancing classes and piano classes. Other dance instruction includes classic ballet classes, modern dance classes and African dance classes.
This largely urban neighborhood has gone through some struggles in the past several years, and thanks to the ongoing commitment of the City of Columbia, the neighborhood is in the process of rebuilding and is once again a desirable location for younger families. The area is home to several schools and is bordered by the Leevy Cemetery at one end and the Healthsouth Rehabilitation Center.
The neighborhood offers plenty of wide sidewalks for those who enjoy walking. Academy street which is located just outside of the Booker Washington Heights area also offers plenty of opportunities for window shopping. There are also several private schools in the area.
Families who enjoy walking, those who are searching for affordable housing in a growing neighborhood will enjoy the variety of homes that can be found here. While there are many multi-family homes, there are several single family homes that are very affordable.