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Whitestone Bridge Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 2505 Bruckner Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10465
Screens: 2, second screen added in 1978.
Capacity: 1,200 cars
Original owner: Redstone Theatres, later operated by National Amusements
Opening date: August 12, 1949
Final season: 1983
What's there now: Whitestone Multiplex Cinemas

This page was last updated on December 27, 2009.

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Topo Map from 1992, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1974, courtesy HistoricAerials.com. 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 Brooklyn Eagle on August 10, 1949. Grand opening ad from the Brooklyn Eagle on August 12, 1949. Whitestone Bridge Drive-in marquee and entrance from 1949. Whitestone Bridge Drive-in church service in 1953.

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#1 - joe grasser - 06/19/2012 - 05:20
Took my future wife Frances on our first date Friday April 13, 1951 to the Whitestone DI. We married in November, 1952. Sadly, after 60 woderful years together, my best friend Fran passed away in November, 2012. I don't recall what movie was showing that night...
#2 - Seymour Schwartz - 02/19/2015 - 00:25
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