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Seminary Ridge, in Columbia, South Carolina, is north of downtown. The boundaries of Seminary Ridge are North Main Street to the south and southeast, Monticello Boulevard to the west, and Columbia College Drive to the north and northeast.
The homes in Seminary Ridge were first built before 1940, and they were built up steadily until 1990. Floor plans and architectural styles reflect the year of construction for each house and create a diversity of home design through the neighborhood. Prices for homes in Seminary Ridge are lower than the median for Great Columbia, but the neighborhood is becoming a more fashionable place to live.
Parks are within easy reach for the residents of Seminary Ridge. Eau Claire Park, at 3900 Lamar Street, has baseball diamonds, tennis courts, turf fields, and a playground and picnic area that is within walking distance from anywhere in Seminary Ridge. Earlwood Park, at 1500 Parkside Drive, has an outdoor amphitheater, tennis courts, baseball diamonds, and a walking path through a wooded area.
Seminary Ridge is located near several universities and other institutes of higher learning. The Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary is located at 4201 Main Street and has been a leader in theological education since 1830. Columbia College, at 1301 Columbia College Drive, is a four-year liberal arts college for women founded more than 150 years ago. The largest state university, The University of South Carolina, is located at 1500 Pendleton Street and has a campus with more than 30,000 students and a medical college, all located in Columbia.
The Gamecocks of the University of South Carolina play their home games in Williams-Brice Stadium. The fans show up in garnet and black to support the USC home team, and when they play, the whole town stops to watch.