Riverside Drive-In

2501 NW Platte Drive,
Kansas City, MO 64150

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rivest266 on May 5, 2018 at 11:23 am

This opened on July 22nd, 1948. Grand opening ad in the photo section. Aeast, The first drive-in was opened as simply “Drive-In” at Hwy 40 at Noland on May 14th, 1942.

aeast on July 11, 2016 at 8:07 pm

I’ve been told this was the first drive-in movie theater in the Kansas City area.

jpr88 on August 16, 2015 at 1:37 pm

It was still running til at least 78, maybe a couple more years. I’m pretty sure it was still ran by Commonwealth.

jwmovies on November 15, 2012 at 4:13 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 2501 Northwest Platte Road, Kansas City, MO 64150. Now Northwest Business Park.