Boulevard Drive-In

1051 Merriam Lane,
Kansas City, KS 66103

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Greaserama Car Show at the Boulevard Drive-In

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The Boulevard Drive-In opened on June 30, 1950. The single screen measures 75 feet high and 100 feet wide. This drive-in uses DTS sound and has a capacity for 600 cars.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on March 1, 2008 at 4:53 am

There is a photo of the marquee in this Spring 2003 edition of Kansas Heritage:
http://tinyurl.com/yo2zce

Aparofan
Aparofan on August 18, 2008 at 4:50 pm

Here are a couple of pictures I took on August 16.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 13, 2008 at 8:28 pm

From Boxoffice magazine, May 1950:

KANSAS CITY, KAS-The 500-car open air theater being erected on a site at 18th Street and Southwest Boulevard here by Charles Potter, Arthur Burke, Dr. Paul Gatzoulis and associates will be known as the Boulevard Drive-In. Seats for walk-in patrons may be installed if there is a demand for them. The new drive-in is expected to be ready for opening about June 15.

KCfan
KCfan on April 6, 2012 at 10:44 pm

The Boulevard is now the first 4G digital theater in the drive-in circuit according to their website. http://www.boulevarddrivein.com/ Going tonite to check it out.

Carlj
Carlj on August 22, 2012 at 9:16 pm

Theater is now all digital and a great place to take the family. Took our girls to see Brave and the Avengers….was a great nite.

Lyndon
Lyndon on December 5, 2013 at 2:20 am

Here is a story about the Boulevard.

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