84th & O Drive-In

401 N. 84th Street,
Lincoln, NE 68505

760 cars

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Located to the east of Lincoln on N. 84th Street. The 84th & O Drive-In opened on July 1, 1954. It was independently operated and had a capacity for 760 cars. The theatre had a 100 feet wide CinemaScope screen.

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AndyCallahanMajorMajor
AndyCallahanMajorMajor on August 23, 2010 at 10:22 pm

Looks like the address would be about 401 N. 84th Street. The theater has been replaced by a Kohl’s. After looking at Google Earth, the parking lot was built in the shape of the old drive-in property.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on September 2, 2010 at 4:27 pm

PLEASE CHANGE ADDRESS TO:

84th STREET & O STREET

MajorMajor & Chuck, you sure make an easy thing hard and it’s off a bit. The name of the Drive-In is the address.

I know it was open in 1967.

Closed ~1985-~1989 approximate? Can someone come up with the exact date?

Anyone have more info or more photos?

AndyCallahanMajorMajor
AndyCallahanMajorMajor on September 2, 2010 at 4:59 pm

Not really. It wasn’t directly on the corner. Look at historic aerials of the place. You’ll see that it was right where the Kohl’s lot is now.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on September 3, 2010 at 3:16 pm

MajorMajor & Chuck, don’t confuse me with facts, I still like my idea better, but you win. It is good to point out that the strange name of the Drive-In did come from those two streets.

RetroGam3Nerd
RetroGam3Nerd on January 20, 2013 at 6:15 pm

As a kid I watched movies there a lot with my parents and the last movie we watched there was Karate Kid 3 and that was released in 1989.

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