Camp Horne Drive-In

132 Ben Avon Heights Road,
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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rivest266
rivest266 on September 6, 2014 at 12:12 am

May 22nd, 1953 grand opening ad in photo section

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 19, 2009 at 3:24 am

My 1956 ALMANAC shows 600 cars and was owned by Associated Drive-in : E. Stern.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on November 25, 2009 at 11:12 pm

Here is a 1957 aerial photo. I used 132 Ben Avon Heights Road to find the drive-in. That is the address of the Giant Eagle market that replaced the theater.
http://tinyurl.com/ylxs6hj

edblank
edblank on June 5, 2008 at 3:19 am

One of the drive-ins nearest to Downtown Pittsburgh.

William
William on May 9, 2007 at 1:57 pm

When it opened the car capacity as a single drive-in was between 500-600 cars. International Motion Picture Almanac states 600 cars.

DRIVEIN101
DRIVEIN101 on May 9, 2007 at 12:28 am

Opened May 22, 1953. Closed at the end of the 1987 season. When the Parkway North stretch of I-279 opened two years later, the two screens and ticket booth were still standing, visible from the Camp Horne Rd. interchange. All hopes of resurrecting the Camp Horne Drive-In were dashed once Giant Eagle and Home Depot bought the land several years later.