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Auto-Vision Theater Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 575 Columbia Turnpike, Routes 20 & 9, E. Greenbush, NY 12061
Screens: 1
Capacity: 366 cars
Original owner: Built by Neil Hellman; operated later by Alan Iselin.
Opening date: May 22, 1940
Final season: 1979
What's there now: Portable storage trailer rentals, cell phone tower.

This page was last updated on January 19, 2010.

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Topo map from 1995, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1960, courtesy of the Rensselaer 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 ad from the Albany Times-Union on May 23, 1940. Ad from the Albany Times-Union in May 1946. Auto-Vision Drive-in picture, courtesy of the Rensselaer County Historian. Auto-Vision Drive-in entrance from Fall 2007, courtesy of Frank Fisher.

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A friend of mine has some of the signs from this drive-in. His father built the health club that originally replaced the Auto-Vision.
#1 - Gregg Davenport - 11/12/2010 - 14:52
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