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West Side Drive-In - Facts & Highlights

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West Side Drive-In

The 8 Mile Drive-In (1940 - 1984)
playground Closed down
14350 West 8 Mile Rd. -- M-102
Oak Park, MI 48237
 
Express Code: mitwes2
Status: closed
Season:
Year Built: 1940
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 700
Acres:
Opening Date: 04/26/1940
First Movie: Allegheny Uprising
Site: torn down
Details: Now occupied by various businesses
 
Accessories:
Sound:
Projection:
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering: Playground
Location: Located at 8 Mile and Schaefer Rd
Factoid: Metro Detroits second drive-in
 

Theater Timeline

1940    Grand opening
1983    Final night of operation

People

  • owners
    Midwst Phillip Smith, Midwest Drive-In
    unknown - unknown
    Westoutdoor
    2005 - current
  • operators
    Westoutdoor
    2005 - current

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