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Starlite Drive-in was located in Rochester, New York

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Starlite Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 2970 W. Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623
Screens: 1
Capacity: 600 cars
Original owner: Don Stevenson
Opening date: June 17, 1949
Final season: 1983
What's there now: Delta Sonic Car Wash and a closed BJ's Wholesale Club.

This page was last updated on December 30, 2009.

Rochester's fourth drive-in opened on June 17, 1949, and was located on W. Henrietta Road in Henrietta, New York. The final year of operation was 1983, and it is now the site of a Delta Sonic Car Wash and a closed BJ's Wholesale Club.

-- Courtesy of Travis Beaver

 

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Topo Map from 1995, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1956, 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 tonight ad from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle on June 17, 1949. Starlite Drive-in marquee in 1954 from the Motion Picture Herald on October 2, 1954, courtesy of Randal L. Kunkell. Delta Sonic Car Wash at site of former Starlite Drive-in from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Unoccupied BJ's Wholesale Club at site of former Starlite Drive-in from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.

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