Starlite Drive-In

4000 University Avenue,
Waterloo, IA 50701

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Starlite Drive-In

The Starlite Drive-In was the first drive in the state of Iowa, opening on September 12th, 1947. The back of the screen tower had "Starlite Drive-In" spelled out in blue neon and a red & yellow blinking neon star in the upper right hand corner.

It closed in 1990 and was demolished and replaced by a Hy-Vee supermarket and a Walgreens drug store

Contributed by Rod Morrow

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 24, 2010 at 3:35 am

Rod, it was owned by Starlite Drive-in Company and parked 700 CARS ! making it one of Iowa’s largest outdoor screen.

rivest266 on July 24, 2012 at 10:21 pm

September 10th, 1947 grand opening ad uploaded here.

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