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Ohio Theatre


2005 Photo from the Brad Miller collection
Columbus Association for Performing Arts
39-55 E State St
Columbus OH
(614) 469-0939

Visit Website Live Theatre National Register 1977
Record #9954  
 Opened: March 17, 1928
Capacity: 2897 seats
Architect(s): Thomas W Lamb
Architectural Style(s): Spanish Baroque
National Register: 1977
Current Organ: 4/34 Robert Morton
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Loews Theatres, United Artists Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Loew's Ohio Theatre opened St. Patrick's Day, 1928, and was scheduled to be razed in 1969. The theater was saved by local residents lead by the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts and later became the official theater of the State of Ohio. The theatre was built on the site of the old Columbus City Hall.

 Photos
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July 2009 photos from the David Litterer collection.


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October 2005 photos from the Brad Miller collection.


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2004 photos from the Monika Seitz Vega collection.


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2003 photos from the Monika Seitz Vega collection.


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October 1978 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.


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October 1978 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library - Preston Reichard collection.


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1969 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library - Clifford R. Baker collection.


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1968 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.


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1955 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library - Preston Reichard collection.


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1932 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.


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Photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.


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Photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library - Phil Sheridan collection.


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Photos from the Tom Plassman collection.


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 Postcards
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Postcards from the John Lewis collection.


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