Ridges Auditorium

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Photo of the Ridges Auditorium at Ohio University

Building Type:
Mixed Use

Campus Green:
Ridges Green

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Current Use

The Ridges Auditorium is located on The Ridges, coordinates C-6 on the campus map. It is marked as #223 on the map.

The auditorium is used for College of Fine Arts performances, plays, concerts, recitals, lectures and various functions. Reservations to use the facility can be made by contacting the College of Fine Arts Dean's office.


The auditorium, originally the Amusement building, built in 1900 was used for chapel services, meetings, movies, activity therapy, and recreation purposes for the patients of the hospital.


135 Ridges Circle, Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The Ridges Green

The Ridges Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

The Ridges is on the hill across the Hocking River from the West Green. This part of the Athens Campus was previously the Athens Mental Health Center, a regional psychiatric hospital. Notable buildings on this green include Lin Hall, Kennedy Museum and Ridges Auditorium.

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