Loew's Arlington

1800 West Henderson Road,
Columbus, OH 43220

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Mark_L
Mark_L on July 6, 2013 at 2:58 pm

Thanks for that information, John. Articles from BOXOFFICE indicated that Morse Road had 70mm equipment, but I could never find any 70mm releases that played there.

Did you know they ran 70mm at the Main?

John3570
John3570 on July 5, 2013 at 11:05 am

Loews Arlington had two screens when it closed and it had mono sound. Loews Morse Road had 35/70 projection equipment (Century JJ’s) and was slated to close. I was the service tech at the time so Lowes had me swap the projectors at the Arlington with the ones at the Morse Road. This was a back-breaking job and was done without loosing one show. 70mm only ran once at the Morse Road (a special film produced by Chevy to introduce car dealers to a new model) and never ran at the Arlington.

bbfarmer
bbfarmer on February 4, 2013 at 11:44 pm

Saw “Amadeus” here.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 8, 2010 at 4:36 pm

See 007 was on the Marquee.Loew’s had some nice buildings.

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on May 26, 2010 at 5:04 am

I’ll ask CinemaTreasures to fix the Description header appropriately.

Mark_L
Mark_L on May 26, 2010 at 3:24 am

You are only talking about a distance here of about 100 yards…unless you really looked at the maps, you wouldn’t know the difference. If you would ask someone to circle an area of a map that would be considered Arlington, they include this shopping center. If I didn’t live here, I certainly wouldn’t have noticed the difference. As I said above, the city boundaries here get very, very confusing.

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on May 25, 2010 at 9:02 pm

Thanks for the correct, MarkL. So Loew’s named this theatre after a place it was next to rather than a place where was actually located?

Mark_L
Mark_L on May 21, 2010 at 3:52 am

In this case, the theatre is in Columbus, BUT the 43220 zip code also includes the north part of the city of Upper Arlington, where I live. It also includes some unincorporated/township areas.

Things can get very confusing in the northwest part of Columbus. You might live in Columbus proper, go to school in the Worthington School district, and have a mailing address of Dublin. It really takes careful study of the local maps to really figure things out.

Mark_L
Mark_L on May 3, 2010 at 7:07 pm

Theatre was to be twinned shortly after Easter, 1974. Each room was to seat 550. Cost of twinning was to be $70,000, and construction was to take approximately 30 days.

Mark_L
Mark_L on February 17, 2010 at 2:28 pm

Loew’s Arlington was not located in Upper Arlington. It was located in the City of Columbus. Annexation maps from uarchives.org show the Arlington city limits ending on the south side of Henderson Road. The north side of Henderson, including the shopping center with the theatre, is actually in Columbus. These boundaries still exist today.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on February 17, 2010 at 1:11 pm

Nice photo Chuck 1231.

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on August 16, 2005 at 3:25 am

Here’s a link to Loew’s 1966 annual report, which contained a picture of the theatre exterior and the text that I quoted above. Loew’s Arlington and Loew’s Morse Road are also mentioned in the company’s 1967 annual report.