Town Drive-In

9377 Telegraph Road,
Redford, MI 48239

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Mid `50's photo courtesy of the Y-Block Guy Facebook page.

Located in the Redford Township section of Detroit. Community Theatres operated this ozoner, it boasted a 1,100 car capacity with a single screen. Listed as opening in May of 1949 and closed in December of 1962, It has since been demolished and a shopping plaza sits on its site.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 18, 2009 at 3:38 am

The Town Drive-In was designed by architect Ted Rogvoy, according to an item in Boxoffice, February 25, 1950. The article is illustrated by a small rendering.

The location of this theater, by the way, is Redford, not Redrod.

DavidZornig on April 18, 2014 at 9:15 pm

Added a nice clear photo.

dansdriveintheater on November 25, 2018 at 3:12 am

was a shopping center in 1967!

davidcoppock on November 25, 2018 at 9:02 am

Opened on 4/5/1949 with “The fighting O'Flynn”. Closed in 1963. The screen caught fire while being demolished, due to a cutting torch being use to demolished the screen(sparks set the building under the screen tower on fire). The site is now a Chatham Super Market and E.J. Korvette, McCrory Variety store and Revco Drugstore.

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