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Starlite Drive-in (Hornell)
Status: Demolished
Location: Webbs Crossing Rd./Rte 66 at Seneca Rd., North Hornell, NY 14843
Screens: 1
Capacity: 550 cars
Origianl owner: Built by the Ryan Brothers.
Opening date: May 26, 1950
Final season: 1975
What's there now: Drive-in was demolished when Route 36 was rebuilt in the mid-1970s, theatre entrance is current location of Aldi's Grocery Store, parking area is current location of Route 36 and Days Inn.

This page was last updated on January 18, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1978, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1973, courtesy of the Steuben 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 article from the Hornell Evening Tribune on May 24 , 1950. Grand opening ad from the Hornell Evening Tribune on May 24 , 1950. Grand opening tonight FULL PAGE ad from the Hornell Evening Tribune on May 25 , 1950. Looking west toward Webbs Crossing, drive-in entrance is current location of Aldi's, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.
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The back row of drive-in is the curent location of Days Inn, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.      

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