Ohio Theatre

40 W. Ohio Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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rivest266 on October 24, 2015 at 2:38 pm

Grand opening ad in photo section

DavidZornig on May 10, 2015 at 11:01 pm

I believe the copy I posted was written by David Sechrest, who authored the book “Columbus Indiana’s Historic Crump Theater”, published by The History Press.

Below is a link to the Historic Columbus, Indiana Facebopok page.


DavidZornig on May 10, 2015 at 10:48 pm

Below copy accompanied the banner photo of the Ohio Theatre on the Historic Columbus, Indiana Facebook page.

One of several Frank Rembusch owned theaters in central Indiana. At the time (summer, 1919), Rembusch was also having a new theater built in Martinsville, Indiana. As of 1919, Rembusch owned the American Theatre in Columbus (later, the Rio). It would be another four years before he would lease the Crump Theatre from the Crump heirs. This is the Ohio Theater, 40 W. Ohio Street, Indianapolis, opened November 15, 1919 (demolished in the 1970s). Architect was Norman Hill. Hill was architect for several buildings in Columbus— —the original East Columbus School (State Street), 1905, demolished in the 1970s —Columbus High School gymnasium (Central School campus), 1923, demolished in 2008 —Wilson building (Central school campus), 1923, demolished in 2008

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on October 15, 2010 at 6:20 pm

It was a SETTOS THEATRE with the homeoffice in the OHIO THEATRE. George Settos was the owner.

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[Deleted] on October 4, 2009 at 5:39 pm

The console of one of the Marr and Colton organs mentioned above is now part of a theater organ that is being installed in the Grand Theater of East Greenville, P.A. See www.thegrandtheatre.org for details.