3720 W. Van Buren Street,
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Previously operated by: Harry L. Nace Theatres
Previous Names: Twin Drive-In, Acres-Peso Drive-In, Acres of Fun Drive-In
The Twin Drive-In was opened in 1951. It became the Acres Drive-In from April 11, 1952 and on July 18, 1952 the second screen opened as the Peso Drive-In. They had a combined car capacity for 800 and were operated by the Harry L. Nace Theatres chain. In 1955 only the ‘North Screen’ (Peso Drive-In) with a capacity for 400 cars was operating, screening Spanish language movies, and it was still open in 1957. On September 1, 1960 the screen was blown down. The drive-in was closed until 1962 when it reopened with a new screen. It was still open in 1975. Now a trailer park.
Was mentioned in the documentary "Drive-In Movie Memories" in 2001.
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