Northside Drive-In

14825 Old U.S. 27,
Lansing, MI 48906

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Northside Drive-In late-80's.

The Northside Drive-In opened August 29, 1952 with Randolph Scott in “Santa Fe”. The original owner was Leon Robbe. The drive-in opened as a single screen. On June 29, 1984 it became a triplex. It was later owened by Ashmum Theatres and finally by Midstates Theatres until its closing in 1988. Car capacity was listed at 800.

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rivest266
rivest266 on September 7, 2016 at 1:58 pm

August 29th, 1952 grand opening ad in the photo section.

rivest266
rivest266 on September 13, 2016 at 2:00 am

3 screens on June 29th, 1984. Grand opening ad in photo section.

Kenmore
Kenmore on September 13, 2016 at 2:09 pm

A closer address (at least for Google) is 14825 Old U.S. 27 Lansing, MI. Today, the property is empty with what appears to be a retention pond on the east side.

The only remnants of the drive-in remaining are the entrance/exit roads and general outline. http://tinyurl.com/zv5vzdn

50sSNIPES
50sSNIPES on July 11, 2019 at 7:39 pm

I Found A Drive-In Snipe From The Late 1960’s “Coming Soon” Snipe That Says “NORTHSIDE (TOS) DRIVE-IN.” I Do Not Know Where The TOS One Is? Either This Or One Other Northside Drive-Ins.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on July 12, 2019 at 6:32 am

Opened with “Santa Fe” and “Rookie fireman”. Opened as a triple on yellow screen with “Conan the destroyer” and “Tank”, and on the green screen with"Top secret" and “The Kentucky fried movie”, on the red screen with “Tender mercies” and “Terms of endearment”.

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