Sky-Vue Drive-In

2855 Park Avenue,
Memphis, TN 38016

750 cars

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vastor on November 24, 2012 at 10:19 pm

Some sources indicate that it also operated under the name Skyline Drive-In.

vastor on November 5, 2012 at 10:53 pm

It was later operated by Dave Lebovitz along with three indoor and two other drive-in theatres. All served the “colored” community.
Park Avenue has no highway number although it is an important thorofare. It begins at a fork from Lamar Ave. and veers in another direction. The fork is near South Parkway and Park Avenue stretches from midtown Memphis to the border of Germantown at which time it changes its name to Poplar Pike and continues east for a long way thereafter.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on September 4, 2010 at 2:42 pm

The original operator at opening was H.H. Roth of the Sky-Vue Theatre Corp. Hoping someone local will know which ‘main highway’ it was located on.

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on September 4, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Do you know about where this was located? (Which “main highway” ?)

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 4, 2010 at 12:30 am

Ken, I have Harold Roth owning this Drive-in in the late fifties.