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Lakewood Drive-in Theatre was located in Lakewood, New York

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Lakewood Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 171 W. Fairmount Ave., Rte 394, Lakewood, NY 14750
Screens: 1
Capacity: 400 cars
Original owner: Built by the Blatt Brothers; operated later by Dipson Theatres.
Opening date: May 14, 1950
Final season: 1989
What's there now: Dipson's Lakewood Cinema 8.

This page was last updated on January 16, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1990, provided courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1956, courtesy of the Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image from 1994, courtesy of Terra Server USA. Aerial image from 2006, provided courtesy of Google Earth.
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Aerial close-up image from 2006, provided courtesy of Google Earth. Grand opening soon ad from the Jamestown Post-Journal on May 12, 1950. The newspaper had a typo, and the ad was supposed to read Sunday, May 14! May 12 fell on a Friday in 1950. Grand opening tomorrow ad from the Jamestown Post-Journal on May 13, 1950. Dipson's Lakewood Cinema 8 marquee stands at the entrance of the former Lakewood Drive-in, courtesy of Dipson Theatres.

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