Senator Drive-In

501 S. Senator Highway,
Prescott, AZ 86303

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davidcoppock
davidcoppock on February 15, 2018 at 10:50 am

The site might now be Prescott Christian Church?

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on February 15, 2018 at 9:54 am

The author of that article since told me that the Senator closed for good in 1986. She also said “early efforts to resurrect a theater didn’t go. Not deemed economical”. I still think it’s ripe for rebuilding, but what do I know?

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on February 12, 2018 at 10:05 am

There was another article today about the still-standing sign in The Daily Courier of Prescott. An excerpt:

(Jane) Orr and (fellow Class of 1963 alum Stephen) Rogers, along with some other loyal drive-in patrons, have worked to maintain the sign, complete with posting occasional messages on the marquee to commemorate holidays, anniversaries, and at least one marriage proposal. The sole message prohibition: nothing commercial or political.

This past week, Orr and Rogers posted a Valentine’s Day missive: “Senator Drive-In — We Still Love and Miss You.” A big red heart is on the far side.

NYozoner
NYozoner on January 11, 2015 at 7:40 pm

Please update address to:

501 South Senator Highway
Prescott, AZ 86303

jwmovies
jwmovies on November 21, 2012 at 11:49 am

Approx. location for this drive-in was south of 501 South Senator Highway. Most ramps are still up.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on February 4, 2012 at 9:15 am

Uploaded the Grand Opening Ad and aerial view. It looks like another DI that could be reopened!!

rivest266
rivest266 on January 8, 2011 at 11:13 am

September 30th, 1950 grand opening ad is on this page at View link

Rattre
Rattre on December 26, 2009 at 11:22 am

On Friday, December 18, 2009 after an absence of just over a year, the restored sign was re-erected by a group of volunteers from Prescott.
Here’s a link to an article and video about the sign’s demolition:
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Here’s a link to the sign’s re-erection article and video:
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