Columbus’s hottest apartments in its hottest area.
At this point, you’ve probably heard about the Short North, Columbus’s Arts District with national praise. We’re Lykens Companies, a Short North property developer with some national praise of our own.
Getting a great apartment in this neighborhood isn’t as easy as you might think. A ton of factors go into whether or not a rental is the right fit. From the property manager to the space itself, you want something that’s going to fit you and your needs perfectly.
Why not take a look at some of our best Short North apartments and see if they’d be a good fit for you and your needs?
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Wonder Bread Loft #147
$1299 | 1 BR | 1 BA | Off-Street Parking
With a view of St. John’s Cathedral, this Wonder Bread Loft finds itself wonderfully tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Italian Village. Its design hearkens back to the factory’s history: polished concrete floors, exposed ductwork, and original brick pairs with a luxury kitchen and an elegant spiral staircase. This is truly one of our most unit Wonder Bread Lofts.
Wonder Bread Loft #110
$1650 | 2 BR | 2 BA | Off-Street Parking
This is one of our most spacious Wonder Bread Lofts. Of course, it features all the things people love about Wonder Bread Lofts. Granite countertops in the kitchen are just one perk of this great open concept. We especially love the custom-built wooden staircase leading to this unit’s second floor loft area. This is a must-rent for anyone who loves hosting friends and family.
245 King Avenue #301
$1895 | 2 BR | 2 BA | Off-Street Parking
You can’t tell us that the apartments at 245 King Avenue aren’t the most gorgeous in Victorian Village. Newly renovated, this apartment features a beautiful granite island that looks out to a spacious living room. Tall ceilings and large windows invite in natural light while giving the space a distinct, larger than life personality. Be the first to live inside this awesome apartment.
181 Detroit Avenue
$2975 | 2 BR | 3.5 BA | Garage Parking
For those wanting to increase their square footage (these are 2,000 square feet!) while staying in the heart of the Italian Village, our newly built townhomes are for you. The townhome model allows us to maximize square footage while creating a Manhattan flavor that’s fit for a big city. These are some of the best new builds in the area. Each of these four townhomes features private covered parking, floor to ceiling wrap-around windows, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, white granite counters, custom light fixtures, smart-home devices, and, of course, a stunning place to live.
The Candy Factory #106
$1599 | 1 BR | 1 BA | Off-Street Parking
The Candy Factory was an opportunity to turn an historic space into an Italian Village hot spot. This 1BR/1BA apartment features 12-14 foot ceilings and brilliant windows, making this apartment bright and cheerful with natural light. We’ve kept historical touches throughout, keeping the exposed brick as an accent wall. Even better, residents can enjoy the effortless appeal of original wood support beams in the kitchen and bedroom. We added granite countertops, mocha cabinetry, and stainless-steel appliances to the kitchen. This apartment is perfect for entertaining with the open concept layout. With our smart devices, control your thermostat, heating and central cooling, lighting and locks with the simple touch of a button.
The Candy Factory #104
$1375 | 1 BR | 1 BA | Off-Street Parking
With a beautiful wrap-around island, this kitchen is a dream for cooks and hosts. A beautiful brick accent wall stays true to this apartment’s rich story. Moreover, we’ve taken extra measures to keep the space’s original wooden beam on the ceiling. This touch pairs with luxury elements like a custom light fixture and white subway tile backsplash. Don’t let this be the apartment that you miss out on.
Now, a bit about Lykens Companies…
With 20 years (and counting) of experience, we believe that Lykens Companies is just getting started on its mission to offer Columbus hundreds of premier apartments, rentals, and renovations. Each day, we are driving toward constantly expanding and improving our business and bettering Columbus, the city we love. For our renters, that means that they are connected to a proven business that is always striving to be the best. Our success isn’t an accident. We are constantly striving to improve our quality, both in the buildings that we renovate, reimagine, and rent out; moreover, we are striving to improve in the way that our business operates. For you, that means the best units and the best service in the best locations.
As we invest our time, money, and energy into the Short North, Victorian Village, Italian Village, and other parts of Columbus’s urban core, it’s nothing short of amazing to step back and see how much we’re able to impact our city, whether that looks like renovating apartments, houses, or even factories like the Wonder Bread Lofts and the forthcoming Budd Dairy project: a full scale reimagining of an old dairy factory into a Cameron Mitchell food hall and state-of-the-art coworking space.
If you’re looking to rent in Columbus, Ohio’s urban core, you’ve come to the right place. We’re confident that it doesn’t get better than us when it comes to finding the absolute best apartments and rentals in Columbus.
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Whether you’re looking for an apartment in the Short North, a rental in Victorian Village, a studio in Italian Village, or a loft in Wonder Bread, our Available Rentalspage will feature all that (and more). We’re constantly adding our newest properties and highlighting that month’s leasing specials. Bookmark it and check often! What if you took two minutes to browse it right now? And don’t forget about our awesome Instagram for updates, new leases, and beautiful photos.
Already a resident? Refer a friend!
At Lykens Companies, we offer a simple and easy referral program to our tenants (and even non-tenants). For each referral of yours who signs a lease, we’ll pay you $200! Be sure to learn everything about this awesome plan and even check out our three methods to actually get your friends to sign a lease.