East Auditorium Theatre

515 Main Street,
Toledo, OH 43605

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The East Auditorium Theatre dates back to at least 1919. A Barton organ was installed in 1928. Listed in 1955 with 695 seats.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 27, 2009 at 7:01 pm

This is an undated photo of the East Auditorium building.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 27, 2009 at 8:14 pm

This theater dates back even further than 1928. In 1925 the East Side Amusement Company is listed as the operator of the East Auditorium in Toledo.

EvanJChase
EvanJChase on May 25, 2010 at 9:25 pm

The theatre was used as a church for many years and currently is closed—condition poor, but some effort has been made in the last few years to preserve—at least temporarily—it and a neighboring building.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 27, 2010 at 8:05 am

The East Auditorium, with 700 seats, is on a list of Toledo movie theaters published in 1919.

Here is a photo of the East Auditorium from the 1930s.

andmsmi
andmsmi on May 27, 2012 at 9:19 pm

The East Side Amusement Company was owned and operated by Martin G. Smith and James Beidler, Sr. The Eastwood, East Auditorium, Park, and Westwood Theaters were operated by this company.

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