Columbus Commons for a Reason
You may know us as that beautiful green space in downtown Columbus. Or that place with great office and apartment views. Or that park to take a date or the family for some outdoor fun. You’d be right, of course. We are all those things.
But we’re not just a park.
We’re a presence, a force, and a symbol of unity, togetherness, and community. A place where all are truly welcomed with mutual respect and acceptance.
When you visit the Commons, you’ll see it.
When you talk about the Commons, you’ll feel it.
When you experience the Commons, you’ll know it.
Set within the scenic Downtown skyline, Columbus Commons is more than just a six-acre park. It is a gathering space for Central Ohio, a back yard for Downtown residents, and an attraction for people of all ages. With over 200 free events each year, there is something for everyone.
The 2011 debut of the Columbus Commons launched the beginning of a new era in Downtown Columbus, sparking the development of the River South neighborhood of Downtown Columbus that catalyzed almost $400 million in private development.
Under the direction of Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) & Capitol South Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation (Capitol South), Columbus Commons has developed into an award-winning event venue and public green space.
Park Senior Staff
Director of Columbus Commons