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There are a nice bunch of pictures on Google Earth, including one of the theatre’s rear marquee.
No No No. Sorry. This is no place for a personal attack. Sorry everyone. Jimbo you are certainly entitled to not only your nostalgia, but your opinion.
Jimbo I can see that you have a pretty deep understanding of the social shifts that occur which cause our beautiful theatre neighborhoods to deteriorate. Maybe you should write a manifesto or something! I guess it probably feels good blaming the Mexicans instead of policy makers. I guess I won’t call you a shallow bigot, because that feels as good as you telling us the “illegals” sent your old barrio to hell! Yeah, poverty really sucks, man…sucks not unlike a toilet. You want to find some “legal” to clean your toilet, man? Shut your cake hole, your brains are sagging out of its corner.
Interesting but not suprising that this subdivision does indeed go RIGHT UP to the drive-in’s fences. There appears to be zero easement on some of the homes. Check it out on Google Earth (type in the Hi-Way’s address).
Long may you run, Hi-Way!
I am familiar with this theater from the mid-1980’s when I was attending U of M. It is housed in a large office building which is quite nice in and of itself, and overlooks the Clark Fork River and Higgins Street Bridge. The current wesite is www.thewilma.com, sounds like they are still active. There was a little chocolate/jewelry/flower shop on the main (street) level called “the Jewel Box.” there was a screen on the level below the bridge and a very small theatre called “Chapel of the Dove,” and people got married there!