The Columbus North High School auditorium saw many improvements after a 2017 renovation project. The space boosts 1,021 Stussy-brand seats, two ADA approved ramps, and overhead LED lighting.
North Parking Lot: close to the main school entrance, next to the football field, entrance off of Home Avenue
West Parking Lot: next to the tennis courts along Home Avenue
South Bus Lot: for our patrons with limited mobility or needing wheelchair access, at the corner of 25th Street and Home Avenue
Located in Columbus East High School, Robbins Auditorium recently underwent a $3.1 million renovation in 2020. The 830-seat venue upgrades include: new, wider seats; wider space between rows; added accessibility for people with disabilities, including a substantially safer floor slope; safety lighting in the aisles; new acoustic panels on the walls; a new stage sound shell; and state-of-the-art lighting and sound system.
East Bus Lot: along Marr Road with easiest access to Musically Speaking and the auditorium entrance
South Lot: along State Street (most availability, but it’s a bit of a walk!)
North Lot: along Indiana Avenue (half of this lot is reserved for musicians)
Seating chart coming soon!
Cabaret events take place at The Commons’ 8,000+ square feet Nugent-Custer Performance Hall on the 2nd floor. The space accommodates 425 seated (round tables) or 700 theater style. The complete theatrical stage, lighting, sound, Brazilian cherry floors, and incredible downtown views make this performance space one-of-a-kind.
On-Street Parking: three hour limit on Thursdays, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (it’s unlimited after 5:00 PM)
Public Parking Garage: located on Jackson Street between 4th and 5th Streets, one block northwest of The Commons (directly across from the post office).
The parking garage is free for the first hour and $1.00/2 hours of parking each additional hour. Paid parking is enforced until 8:00 PM Thursday.
First Christian Church
The Philharmonic usually performs at First Christian Church once each season. Built by famous modern architects Eliel and Eero Saarinen, the church occupies an entire city block in downtown Columbus. Called “the costliest modern church in the world” by TIME magazine, the venue was named a national landmark in 2001.
East Parking Lot: close to the main school entrance, entrance to the church off of Lafayette Avenue
Southeast Parking Lot: behind Dairy Queen, entrance to the church off of Lafayette Avenue
Downtown Street Parking: free on weekends, entrance to the church off of Lafayette Avenue or 5th Street