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Emprire Drive-in Theatre was located in Webster, New York

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Empire Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 2274 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580
Screens: 1
Capacity: 830 cars
Original owner: Unknown
Opening date: June 3, 1949
Final season: 1982
What's there now: Lowe's Movie Complex, Goodyear Automotive Repair, Advance Auto Parts, Papa John's, and Asian Buffet.

This page was last updated on November 8, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1995, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1951, courtesy of the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Grand opening ad from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle on June 3, 1949. Article from the Fairport Herald-Mail on August 1, 1957. Empire Drive-in snackbar from Exhibitor Magazine, Midwest-Western
Edition on June 4, 1952.
Empire Drive-in matchbook.
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Lowe's Theatres at site of former Empire Drive-in from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Goodyear Auto Repair Shop at site of former Empire Drive-in from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.    

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