Memphis Triple Drive-In

10543 Memphis Avenue,
Cleveland, OH 44116

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Memphis Triple Drive-In

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Drive-in opened in 1954 and had lot 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

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JeffYates
JeffYates on May 11, 2007 at 3:58 am

On a side note. The Flea Market that was held there has moved to the county fairgrounds in Berea.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 28, 2007 at 12:15 am

This site has a photo and information about the Memphis:
http://tinyurl.com/3yqe5g

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 28, 2009 at 2:08 am

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

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on July 16, 2010 at 2:35 am

Memphis Conncession is listed at this address now.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 16, 2010 at 3:05 am

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

rivest266
rivest266 on March 13, 2011 at 4:47 pm

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

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 27, 2012 at 2:28 am

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 27, 2012 at 6:46 am

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

rivest266
rivest266 on January 19, 2014 at 4:06 pm

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

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