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Broadway Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 2495 Broadway, Cheektowaga, NY 14225
Screens: 1
Capacity: 750 cars
Original owner: Built by Marvin Atlas; operated later by Dipson Theatres.
Opening date: July 7, 1950
Final season: 1987
What's there now: Allied Frozen Storage Warehouse.

This page was last updated on December 5, 2012.

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Topo map from 1995, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1951, courtesy of the Erie County Division of Information & Support Services. Aerial image from 1978, courtesy of the Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Grand opening article from the Cheektowaga Times on July 6, 1950. Grand opening tomorrow ad from the Buffalo Evening News on July 6, 1950. Grand opening tonight ad from the Buffalo Evening News on July 7, 1950.
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Broadway Drive-in picture, courtesy of Dominic Scalzo. Broadway Drive-in picture, courtesy of CinemaTreasures.com. Broadway Street in Cheektowaga near the entrance to the former Braodway Drive-in, image from 2007 courtesy of Rick Cohen. Allied Frozen Storage occupies the property of the former Broadway Drive-in, image from 2007 courtesy of Rick Cohen.

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this drive in had one of the best screen towers in wny in its final years it was operated by dipson theaters
#1 - old nick - 01/23/2010 - 10:47
My grandfather Built this drive in and it was a major part of his my fathers and my families life... I wish Marvin was still here and the drive-in was still alive!!!
#2 - Adam - 08/03/2014 - 10:03
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