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Westfield Drive-in

aka Theatre Motel Drive-in

Status: Abandoned
Location: 7592 E. Main St., Route 20, Westfield, NY 14787
Screens: 1
Capacity: 500 cars
Original owner: Built by Joe Catania.
Opening date: May 23, 1952
Final season: 1986
What's there now: Theatre Motel (open) with abandoned drive-in located behind motel, snackbar building is still standing, all other structures have been demolished.

This page was last updated on January 19, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1990, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1966, courtesy of the Chautauqua 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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Opening soon article from the Westfield Republican on April 30, 1952. Opening soon article from the Westfield Republican on May 7, 1952. Opening soon article from the Westfield Republican on May 14, 1952. Grand opening tomorrow FULL PAGE ad from the Westfield Republican on May 21, 1952.
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Grand opening tomorrow article from the Westfield Republican on May 21, 1952. Grand opening illustratione from the Westfield Republican on May 21, 1952. Grand opening tomorrow ad from the Dunkirk Observer on May 22, 1952. Westfield Drive-in program from May 1953, courtesy of Bruce Lacoste.
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Westfield Drive-in postcard from 1960, courtesy of Drive-ins.com. Theatre Motel Drive-in from mid 1990s, courtesty of Jack Cindrich. Theatre Motel Drive-in from mid 1990s, courtesty of Jack Cindrich. Theatre Motel Drive-in from mid 1990s, courtesty of Jack Cindrich.
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Theatre Motel Drive-in from mid 1990s, courtesty of Jack Cindrich. Theatre Motel Drive-in from mid 1990s, courtesty of Jack Cindrich. Theatre Motel Drive-in from mid 1990s, courtesty of Jack Cindrich. Former Westfield Drive-in from late 1990s, courtesy of Barry Joy, shortly after screen was destroyed by a fire.
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Theatre Motel billboard on Rte 20, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Theatre Motel entrance sign from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Theatre Motel north wing from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Theatre Motel south wing from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.
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Former Westfield Drive-in from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. The abandoned car is parked over the foundation for the screen tower. Former Westfield Drive-in playground from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Former Westfield Drive-in snackbar from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Former Westfield Drive-in projection booth from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.

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