As its name describes, Five Points is a thriving community at the intersection of several of downtown Columbia’s major streets. For over 100 years, Five Points has been one of the most popular communities in Columbia, featuring many of the city’s largest events, like its famous St. Patrick’s day festival. Over 150 businesses populate this area, serving a wide-range of tastes from the eclectic to the traditional, all promising loads of fun, local charm and buzzing activity.
Hosting a wide variety of shopping, dining and entertainment venues with convenient walking access, Five Points is popular with students and city professionals. By day, the area features unique, local dining, shopping and activities, turning by night into one of the city’s largest entertainment districts with a broad range of options for nightlife. Apartments are available in the heart of Five Points, and single-family homes are available in the neighborhoods surrounding the area along Divine and Blossom streets.