Memphis Triple Drive-In

10543 Memphis Avenue,
Cleveland, OH 44116

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Additional Info

Architects: Charles C. Colman

Previous Names: Drive-In

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 216.941.2892
Manager: 216.941.2892

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Memphis Triple Drive-In

The Drive-In opened on April 15, 1954 with Keefe Brasselle in “The Eddie Cantor Story”. It had a capacity of 1,000-cars and for sound they featured FM stereo as well as the traditional speaker sound. It featured flea markets three times a week. Located close to downtown Cleveland and the Cleveland Zoo.

The Memphis Triple Drive-In was closed on October 1, 2006 and was subsequently demolished.

Contributed by Connie Nieves

Recent comments (view all 15 comments)

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 27, 2009 at 6:08 pm

Here is a short clip around the time of the closing:
http://tinyurl.com/np6z2y

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on July 15, 2010 at 6:35 pm

Memphis Conncession is listed at this address now.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 15, 2010 at 7:05 pm

Thanks for the ad,not much of a movie.KenMc.

rivest266
rivest266 on March 13, 2011 at 9:47 am

This opened on April 16th, 1954
ad: View link

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 26, 2012 at 6:28 pm

The entry for Cleveland architect Charles C. Colman in the 1956 edition of the AIA’s American Architects Directory lists the Memphis Drive-In as one of his projects from 1954.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on June 26, 2012 at 10:46 pm

Uploaded aerial from 1970 as a single screen and Goggle Earth from 1994

rivest266
rivest266 on January 19, 2014 at 8:06 am

Bing aerial and the grand opening ad is now in the photo section for this drive-in.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on January 3, 2022 at 1:44 am

Opened on 16 April 1954 with “The Eddie Cantor story”.

driveinfan
driveinfan on January 3, 2022 at 5:51 am

New construction started on the old drive in property in 2021.

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