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Nyack Drive-in
Status: Abandoned
Location: 630 Rte 303, Blauvelt, NY 10913
Screens: 1
Capacity: 1,250 cars
Original owner: Built by Harry and Joe Appleman, operated later by United Artists Theatres.
Opening date: April 17, 1962
Final season: 1987
What's there now: Abandoned drive-in with screen tower still standing, all other structures have been demolished. Origianl par-three 9-hole golf course in front of drive-in was converted to golf driving range.

This page was last updated on November 12, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1979, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1974, courtesy of HistoricAerials.com. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Opening soon ad from the Rockland County Journal on April 13, 1962. Grand opening picture from the Rockland County Journal on April 17, 1962. Grand opening article from the Rockland County Journal on April 17, 1962. Grand opening ad from the Rockland County Journal on April 17, 1962.
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Image from Motion Picture Herald article on May 16, 1962. Motion Picture Herald article on May 16, 1962. Motion Picture Herald article on May 16, 1962. Nyack Drive-in mail program from July 1962.
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Nyack Drive-in marquee from 1990, courtesy of drive-ins.com. Nyack Drive-in entrance and ticket booth from 1990, courtesy of drive-ins.com. Nyack Drive-in screen and snackbar from 1990, courtesy of drive-ins.com. Nyack Drive-in playground from 1990, courtesy of drive-ins.com.
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Nyack Drive-in golf sign from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Nyack Drive-in marquee from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Nyack Drive-in screen from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Aerial photo from 2010, courtesy of Chris Maget.
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Aerial photo from 2010, courtesy of Chris Maget.      

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I was there over the weekend and used to go there when I was younger. Lot of interesing conversations. One thing I notice that there is a small railroad track that goes around the screen on the ground. Was this for kids to ride on the train? Does anyone out ther have more information at this site. I really wish that I could reopen this place again.
#1 - John - 01/31/2010 - 18:46
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