SkyVue Drive-In

3066 Independence Avenue,
Waterloo, IA 50703

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Grand opening ad

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The SkyVue was the second drive in to open in Waterloo, approximately in July of 1950. It closed in the late-1980’s and was demolished. Nothing has been built on the property and you can still see part of the screen tower and the ticket booth on the propery.

Contributed by Rod Morrow

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on January 15, 2010 at 11:12 pm

Here is a June 1975 ad from the Waterloo Courier:
http://tinyurl.com/ygezruc

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 23, 2010 at 7:37 pm

Rod, it was owned by Midwest Drive-in Theatres and parked 435 cars.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 23, 2010 at 7:39 pm

Thanks for the ad Ken Mc. “FRENCH CONNECTION 2” not too good of a film,bet it did bad business there.

rivest266
rivest266 on July 24, 2012 at 2:19 pm

July 25th, 1950 grand opening ad uploaded here.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on July 24, 2012 at 9:48 pm

Goggle Earth from 1994. It is just a empty field now, just waiting for somebody to build the new SkyVue on it!! If only..

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