North Austin Drive-In

6600 N. Lamar Boulevard,
Austin, TX 78757

450 cars

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North Austin Drive-In

This opened on November 18, 1940 with Joe Penner in “Life of the Party”. It was the first drive-in in the area and was operated by Eddie Joseph and Yank Theatres. It was renamed simply Drive-In in 1941 and closed down in 1942. It had a reopening on March 12, 1943 and renamed North Austin Drive-In on June 25, 1947. It closed down in 1960.

Contributed by MIKE RIVEST

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rivest266 on March 13, 2018 at 4:12 pm

November 18th, 1940 grand opening ad as a topographic map showing the drive-in.

davidcoppock on October 12, 2018 at 8:21 am

Opened with “The Life of tne party”. 450 cars. Closed in 1960. Site is now Centercross Plaza and Walgreens.

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