Gulfstream Drive-In

1482 East Hallandale Beach Boulevard,
Hallandale, FL 33009

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Gulfstream Drive-In

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The E.M. Loews Theatres Gulfstream Drive-In operated from March 1955 to 1975. It had a capacity for 560 cars, and was located east of the once extremely popular Gulfstream Race Track on the south side of Hallandale Beach Boulevard.

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TLSLOEWS on June 29, 2010 at 4:29 pm

You have better eyes than me S Porridge,I had to put on my glasses to see it.Thanks.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on June 30, 2010 at 5:26 pm

I suppose if you sat in your motel room you could watch the cars watching the movies?

I know the drive-in was open and owned by E. M. Loew’s Theaters in 1967.

More info or photos?

TLSLOEWS on June 30, 2010 at 6:21 pm

Thats right Bob, or maybe you saw the movies for free for staying in the Motel.Cross promotion I believe they used to call it.

TLSLOEWS on July 13, 2010 at 3:21 pm

More info this drive also had a 52 room motel located on both sides of the screen as can be seen in S Porridge post of Jun 29,2009.This site now is the Hallendale Shopping Center.Elias M. Loew 1898-1984 born in Austria, owned at one time 70 movie theatres,17 drive-ins, and a chain of hotels and the Bay State Raceway with a man named Lou Waters.As the header says this drive-in motel operated from 1955 til 1975.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on February 2, 2011 at 8:12 pm

Thanks tis,good research.

Anthony L. Vazquez-Hernandez
Anthony L. Vazquez-Hernandez on December 24, 2014 at 12:34 pm

Was this theatre known at one time as the Hallandale Drive-In and located to the west side of the Hollywood Dog Track?

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on December 26, 2014 at 10:20 am

The Hallandale Drive-In was located at 831 North Federal Highway from 1949 to 1964.

dickneeds111 on December 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm

E.M. Loews theatres were headquarted in Boston. The RaceTrack somebody mentioned is now home of Gillette Stadium, home of he Great New England Patriots and the New England Revolution.

Anthony L. Vazquez-Hernandez
Anthony L. Vazquez-Hernandez on April 5, 2015 at 10:45 pm

Ok, I am officially confused. Why does the Gilette Stadium in Massachusetts have to to with a drive in movie theatre and a racetrack that was allegedly located near it in down in Florida??

I have an old movie calendar from a Hallandale Drive-In Theatre and the only indication it gives about location is the following quote: “adjoining the west side of the Hollywood Dog Track”. This is why I asked if anyone knew if this listing is for that same theatre or if there happened to be another Hallendale Drive-In somewhere. If it’s for this one, I’ll post a picture of the calendar.

dickneeds111 on April 30, 2015 at 7:47 pm

Sorry Anthony. Gillette Stadium has nothing to do with drive-ins other than the land where the stadium sits was once the New England Raceway home of sulky racing and owned by E.M. Loews the owner of many theatres and Drive-ins from Maine to Florida. Most of his theatres were 2nd runs including his downtown Boston properties. I’m sorry you go SO UPSET at my original comment so whatever else you think take it and stuff it where the sun don’t shine

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