Westlake Drive-In

6275 W. 10th Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46224

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Westlake Drive-In

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The Westlake Drive-In opened in 1961 with a car capacity listed at 500 cars. Not to be confused with the Westside Drive-In. This drive-in closed in 1986 and has since been demolished.

Any further information on the Westlake Drive-In would be appreciated.

Contributed by Chuck

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on November 16, 2010 at 3:05 pm

There are images of related memorabilia on this theater’s gallery page at Drive-ins.com: http://www.drive-ins.com/gallery/intwes2

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 16, 2010 at 4:22 pm

My 1956 Motion Picture Almanac has it parking 1700 cars quite a jump and was owned by E.Bell.

jwmovies
jwmovies on January 5, 2013 at 8:19 am

Above address is incorrect. The drive-in including the entrance was on a side street NOT on 10th where U.S. 52 stands now. In fact, looking at historicals, the layout a little bit away.

Now Lowe’s.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on January 6, 2013 at 4:57 am

Just posted a aerial showing the location of it. That address was before expressway was built. Hope that clears that up!

AZman
AZman on January 10, 2013 at 6:44 pm

The playground equipment from Westlake ended up at Monrovia Elementary School. My dad, when he was principal there, called up the owner when it closed down and asked what she was going to do with the playground equipment. She said that she hadn’t thought about it, and gave it to him for free. She kept one of the two circular slides for her grandkids, and everything else she donated. His little rural school ended up with one of the best playgrounds in the state. It just goes to show, it never hurts to ask.

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