Five Points Theater

507 W. Exchange Street,
Akron, OH 44302

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This location, built in 1915, was operated as the Portage Theater from 1935 to 1937, and as the Five Points Theater from 1937 to 1951. It still stands its post at the Five Points intersection, if only functioning as a vacant warehouse.

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triciaostertag
triciaostertag on March 22, 2009 at 9:16 pm

Does anyone know the current state of this or who owns it?

spectrum
spectrum on December 14, 2010 at 10:58 pm

Still standuing, and has a sign saying “Community” something. Couldn’t make out the rest of the sign but appears to be offices and at least is not vacant.

OhioJeremy
OhioJeremy on January 27, 2014 at 10:07 am

As of right now, it’s listed as for-lease on NAI’s website; they’re asking $1500 a month for the theater and the space to the right of it (505 W Exchange). However, I’m a little worried that it’s been too heavily modified to ever be a theater again. The front doors are open in Google street-view, as well as a garage door in the back, and it appears the whole thing is a flat concrete floor. (Looking in the front, you can see the light coming in from the back door.) It makes me think concrete was poured on top of the old sloped floor.

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