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Westbury Drive-in Theatre was located in Westbury, New York

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Westbury Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 7000 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, NY 11590
Screens: 3
Capacity: 1,189 cars (3 screen configuration)
Original owner: Built by Saul Lerner; operated later by Prudential Theatres; operated later by United Artist Theatres.
Opening date: June 23, 1954
Final season: 1998
What's there now: United Artists Theatre 12 at Westbury, BJ's Wholesale.

This page was last updated on March 11, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1992, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1966, courtesy of HistoricAerials.com. Aerial image from 1994, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.

Grand opening tonight FULL PAGE ad from Newsday on June 23, 1954, courtesy of the East Meadow Public Library.

Now open article from the Westbury Times on July 8, 1954, courtesy of Jeremy Barnes. Now open article from the New York Times on July 25, 1954.
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Westbury Drive-in aerial image from 1954, courtesy of Boxoffice Magazine. Westbury Drive-in article and marquee picture from the 1954-1955 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. Westbury Drive-in swing-set picture from the 1954-1955 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. Westbury Drive-in aerial picture from the 1954-1955 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble.
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Westbury Drive-in snackbar picture from the 1954-1955 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. Westbury Drive-in snackbar, courtesy of Todd Burken. Westbury Drive-in entrance from 1994, courtesy of Tom McCaffery. Westbury Drive-in entrance, courtesy of Geoffrey Kennedy.
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Westbury Drive-in parking area and screen. Westbury Drive-in projection booth. United Artist Theatre 12 at Westbury is built on the site of the former Westbury Drive-in.  

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