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Starlight Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 460 S. Riverside Ave., Rte 9A, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
Screens: 1
Capacity: 500 cars
Original owner: Built by Jerome Britchey
Opening date: August 18, 1948
Final season: 1973
What's there now: Shopping plaza anchored by Shop Rite Supermarket.

This page was last updated on April 19, 2011.

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Topo Map from 1991, 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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Grand opening article from the White Plains Reporter Dispatch on August 18, 1948. Grand opening ad from the White Plains Reporter Dispatch on August 18, 1948. Starlight Drive-in pic courtesy of the Ossining Historical Society. Starlight Drive-in image from 1973 courtesy of Teresa Mamone.
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Plaza image courtesy of the Ossining Historical Society.      

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My older sister worked there in the early 1960s. My older brother worked there in the late 1960s, and I worked there the last season (1973). After it closed and before they built on the land, corn started growing from uncooked popcorn.
#1 - Gary M. Shepler - 01/21/2011 - 14:01
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