Miles Drive-In

19001 Miles Road,
Cleveland, OH 44128

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Miles Drive-In in 2001

Viewing: Photo | Street View

This drive-in opened in 1953, had room for 1,000 cars and also had a playground. It closed in 2000 and was demolished in the summer of 2006.

Contributed by Connie Nieves

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ohiogary on May 28, 2005 at 6:12 am

The Miles Drive-In property was sold by owner Richard Casterly and his partners to a brick making company from Ireland. That company never build the brick making facility, instead the property is for sale again. All the projection equipment has been removed. The screen tower is in terrible shape due to years of neglect.

raydeas on April 7, 2006 at 12:55 am

You can clearly see in the photo (see link, above) the “wings” added to accommodate Cinemascope. I could see this tower from a tree fort we had at home in Bedford!

ohioslingshot on March 24, 2010 at 9:46 pm

Hello, Im looking for the names of the owners of the Drive-In called Star View in the Norwalk/Monroeville area. I would like to see if he would like to sell. If not Im in the market for a drive-in in the ohio area any help??

TLSLOEWS on July 16, 2010 at 2:40 am

Nice looking screen tower.

rivest266 on March 13, 2011 at 4:52 pm

June 22nd, 1951 ad is at View link
Another ad with “World’s Largest Screen”

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 31, 2011 at 7:34 pm

in 1956 it was owned by Miles Drive-in Management Company.

Jay Harvey
Jay Harvey on August 13, 2013 at 3:51 am

Sadly, the Miles should be changed to demolished. states that the drive in was razed in the summer of 2006 for “redevelopment” (i.e. Walmart lol)

rivest266 on January 19, 2014 at 4:13 pm

June 22nd, 1951 grand opening ad announcing “World’s largest screen”

dallasmovietheaters on August 26, 2015 at 12:34 pm

The beautiful tower was architected by Ted Rogvoy. Rogvoy created a sister drive-in for Allied Drive-In Management Circuit of Cleveland which operated the Miles at opening with its 1,000 car Ecorse Drive-In in Taylor, Michigan.

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