For over 30 years, Group Therapy has been a local staple of Five Points’ nightlife scene. Anyone who has passed through the Greene Street entrance has seen the bronze doorstep wieh the bar’s name oozing out onto the sidewalk.
Until its makeover in the summer of 2020, you may have referred to the Harden Street Parking Lot as the Exxon Lot as Newman’s Exxon was the previous occupier and a Five Points mainstay for five decades. After closing, the centrally located gas station was razed to add much needed parking for the hospitality district. The “Exxon Lot” became the most obvious destination identifier, especially while the station sign remained standing.
The completion of the Centennial Plaza culminates efforts of Five Points’ Centennial Year in 2015, and will perpetuate the rich history of the village neighborhood as the third water feature and monument to honor Colonel Jack Van Loan.
The Blossom Street Train Trestle Beautification Project was completed in three phases:
Stripping and repainting of the buttresses on either side of the train tracks – Completed November 2016. Planting of new planters surrounding the entire train trestle, and irrigation installation – Completed April 2017. Pressure washing and painting of the steel overpass, followed by the installation of lettering reading “Five Points” on both sides – Completed July 2018.
You may have spotted Logan hanging around Five Points, but have you found all six!? Let the Great Five Points Leprechaun Hunt begin!
A decade after the iconic Five Points Plaza Fountain was made its mark, the second fountain made its debut marking the entrance into Five Points from Blossom Street at Saluda Avenue.
Synonymous with Five Points to locals and a must-see for visitors, the Five Points Fountain was built in 1997 by the Five Points Association. This prominent landmark provides a beautiful and iconic gathering place, backdrop for photos, epicenter for events and more.