Rochester Drive-In

1200 Scottsville Road,
Rochester, NY 14624

726 cars

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ROCHESTER Drive-In Theatre, Rochester, New York

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The Drive-In was located opposite the Rochester Airport. It opened in 1942. Later renamed Rochester Drive-In, it closed in 1982. The Rochester Drive-In had a capacity for 726 cars.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 17, 2004 at 12:17 pm

This is a link to a topographical map of Rochester NY showing the Rochester airport and the Rochester Drive-In located across from the airport.
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Lost Memory on November 11, 2004 at 5:06 pm

I found some additional info on this drive-in. The original name was “Drive-In Theater” when it opened on May 29th, 1942. The name was changed to the Rochester Drive-In in 1946. The movie that played here on opening day was “Look Who’s Laughing” starring Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Fibber McGee and Molly.

kencmcintyre on May 9, 2008 at 6:59 pm

Here is an article about the opening:

Here is an ad, probably circa late forties:

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