Five Points Announces Launch of Selfie Spot Promotion

  September 26, 2017

The Five Points Association has announced the launch of a new promotion in Columbia’s original village neighborhood. The “Selfie Spot” promotion consists of seven iconic locations within the Five Points neighborhood, encouraging patrons to stop and take a selfie. Social media enthusiasts are encouraged to post the selfies, tagging Five Points’ pages (@FivePointsSC) and using Five Points’ hashtags (#FivePointsSC / #eat5points / #drink5points / #shop5points). Selfie Spot locations include prominent pieces of public art, neighborhood landmarks and history.

“Selfie Spot” Locations:
• Five Points Fountain | Saluda Avenue & Harden Street
Five Points’ first fountain and most iconic landmark, constructed in 1997 and located in the heart of the neighborhood
• Five Points Marquee | 632 Harden Street
The iconic former Five Points Theater, which opened in 1939 and has since become a popular hospitality location
• Five Points Centennial Plaza | Blossom Street & Santee Avenue
The newly constructed plaza which holds Five Points third water feature, as well as a bronze statue of former POW Col. Jack Van Loan
• Hootie & The Blowfish Monument | Santee Avenue & Harden Street
Contemporary art piece that represents the impact that Hootie & The Blowfish has had on Five Points, as well as the City of Columbia
• Saluda Avenue Fountain | Blossom Street & Saluda Avenue
Five Points’ second fountain, built ten years after the original fountain in 2007
• Yesterday’s Mural | 2030 Devine Street
A patriotic piece of art completed by Ralph Waldrop, just after the September 11th attacks in 2001
• Postcard Mural | 732 Harden Street
Five Points’ newest public art project, with a vintage feel and several scenes of Five Points

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