Lorain Drive-In

5201 W. Erie Avenue,
Lorain, OH 44053

350 cars

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Lorain Drive-In

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This was originally a single screen drive-in, with a concrete screen, and a playground. In 1965, extremely high winds damaged the screen to the point that it was demolished, and a steel-framework one erected. In the mid-1970’s, a second screen was added, and the drive-in remained open until the late-1980’s.

Contributed by Alan D Hopewell

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jwmovies on October 20, 2012 at 12:13 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 5201 West Erie Avenue. Now Hold It Self Storage.

Steamtrain on January 11, 2014 at 2:49 pm

It was managed by the manager of the downtown Lorain theater, Mr. Dick Klein in 1957. There was a fish pond at the back. The screen was a concrete block tower, I helped my dad re-paint it. I always got in for free. I would walk there from the trailer park at next to Beaver Park. Friday’s were “Buck Nite”, One dollar per car load. One of the features shown there was The ten Commandments. We moved away to Olmsted Falls in 1959.

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