PANICd - Paranormal Database PANICd - Paranormal Database

Akron Civic Theater

Akron Civic Theater paranormal

Location submitted by: sdonley on 01/07/2011
DBA Approved: Y


Larger Map

PANICd#: 1021

Top Paranormal Sites

Long recognized among the community's cultural landmarks, the Akron Civic Theatre has a rich and spectacular history. It has provided the community with a venue for quality entertainment and live performances for over seventy years.

182 South Main Street
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330.972.6573
Open to the public: Unknown

http://www.akroncivic.com/

Lat: 41.079634
Lon: -81.520818

Database Summary:

Demographic Rank: 6
History: 1
Stories: 0
Claims: 3
Evidence: 0
Resources: 1
Retrievals: 4004
Vistor Rating: 0.0
Votes: 0

Rate this Location
Rate:
<- Get Location Badge Code
 
 

History

History information is some background and history about the location. This is meant to be a basic summary. Below the history records you will find sources in which you can click on to find out more information. There may be multiple history records per location.


Long recognized among the community’s cultural landmarks, the Akron Civic Theatre has a rich and spectacular history.

It has provided the community with a venue for quality entertainment and live performances for over seventy years.

During that time, hundreds of thousands of people have been thrilled by various theatrical presentations, both on stage and on screen.

The theater was built in 1929 by Marcus Loew and designed by famed theater architect, John Eberson. The interior structure was fashioned after a Moorish castle featuring Mediterranean decor, including medieval carvings, authentic European antiques and Italian alabaster sculptures.

Among facilities of its size, the Civic is one of only five remaining atmospheric theaters in the country where patrons experience a twinkling star-lit sky and intermittent clouds moving across the horizon, all while sitting inside the auditorium.

Added by: sdonley on 01/07/2011 DB#:21
Source(s):
http://www.akroncivic.com/pages/info/history.html


Stories

Stories are just that. Stories and personal accounts that have been reported about the location.


No Stories Yet!

Paranormal Claims

Here are the paranormal claims for this location. These have been found through Internet research, reports from members, or reports from personal interviews. To add a claim, please contact PANICd.com, and we will review and add your information.


Claim # Added Added By Claim
1046 01/07/2011 sdonley Fred the janitor, a one time employee who died in the theater is sometimes seen performing his duties.
1047 01/07/2011 sdonley A well dressed actor is sometimes seen backstage or sitting up in the balcony.
1048 01/07/2011 sdonley A young woman, who allegedly committed suicide before the theater was built, is sometimes seen and heard in the canal below the theater.

Paranormal Evidence

Paranormal evidence is based on claims that have been reported for this location. There can be several types of evidence; however, we have grouped them based on media type for better organization. Here you will find evidence that are logs, audio, video, or photographic.

To add evidence for a claim, you must submit it to PANICd.com for approval to be entered into the database.


No Evidence Reported Yet!

Additional Resources

This is a collection of Internet resources for this location. This section will house links to other websites that contain information related to history, claims, investigations, or even the location's website.


Dead Ohio Page
Added: 01/07/2011 By: sdonley
Web page about the Akron Civic Theater

Location Comments

Please leave a comment about this location. Your comment can pertain to anything you find on our site about the location including: location demographics, history, claims, evidence, resources, or other comments.

If you have additional information about this location, please be sure to contribute.