Near East Art Walk

Near East Art Walk Site 388Near East Art Walk

About This Art Walk

The Near East Art Walk will lead you through the King-Lincoln District and Olde Towne East Neighborhoods located just east of Downtown. Experience Columbus’ African-American and Jazz history along Mt. Vernon Avenue and Long Street, the grand homes of Olde Towne, and the unique history of one of Columbus’ oldest “street car suburbs.” You will find quirky architectural designs, the soul of a neighborhood restored, colorful murals celebrating Columbus’ past, present, and future, and much more!

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Near East Art Walk Map: Download and Print.

Unable to print? Near East Art Walk maps are available in the following locations during regular business hours:

Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Experience Columbus Visitors Centers
Arena District Location - 277 W Nationwide Bvd, Suite 125, Columbus, OH 43215
Easton Location - 188 Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH 43219


Greater Columbus Arts Council
100 E. Broad St., Suite 2250,Columbus, OH 43215

Planning Your Walk

Public Transit
The Near East Side is easily accessible via several local and express COTA routes. For up to date routes and schedules, visit
Downtown Columbus COTA routes

Public Parking
Public Parking is available in the following locations in and around the Near East Side:

  • Free public parking is available in the Columbus Public Health surface lot.  View Map. 
  • Free metered and unmetered parking is available in the Near East Side on East Broad Street and East Long Street.

Your Walk
The Near East Art Walk is only a mile or so away from the  Capitol Square and Discovery District Art Walks. Plan your own unique Art Walk experience around your daily destinations by visiting the Art Walks feature of the  MyColumbus Mobile Smartphone Application for Android or iPhone.