The neighborhood of Harrison West is located within the city of Columbus, Ohio.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Harrison West. It is easy to get to public green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in. Due to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, this part of Columbus remains relatively quiet; however those who are around Olentangy Freeway may experience more noise.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 30% of buildings in Harrison West, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place pre-1960. This part of Columbus also has quite a good selection of unit sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy about 55% of the properties in the neighborhood while the remainder are occupied by owners.
The closest supermarket in this part of the city is typically only a short walk away. Likewise, there are a fair number of options in close proximity for those who value restaurants and cafes. In terms of education, there are no high schools and no primary schools in Harrison West.
Walking is quite practical for residents in Harrison West; running common errands is convenient by walking, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. The public transit system in this part of Columbus is sometimes poor. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. However, this area is very car friendly. Nearby highways, such as Olentangy Freeway, are especially easy to access from anywhere in Harrison West, and it is convenient to come across a parking spot.