HomeDrive-In TheatersUniversity Drive-In Theatre - Ann Arbor, MI

University Drive-In Theatre - Ann Arbor MI

Address: 4100 Carpenter St
City: Ann Arbor
State: MI
Zip: 48104
County: Washtenaw
Open: 1965 (7-9-65) AD
Closed: 1985
Capacity: 1033 (1967-77)
Owner History: Butterfield (1977-85) Harry Mohney/Mid States/VIP Theatres National Amusements
Number of visits to this page: 10236
General Information:

The University Drive-In was a big single-screen theater which opened on July 9, 1965 with Elvis Presley in “Tickle Me” & Rory Calhoun in Young Fury". It was located between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, Michigan. It was demolished in 1985 and a Showcase Cinema was built on the site. The cost to build the drive-in was reportedly $500k.

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Info Updates:
9/6/2021 - Howard Parks
Cinemark now sits on the property.
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University Drive-In Theatre - NEON SIGN NOW AT INDOOR THEATER LOBBY
NEON SIGN NOW AT INDOOR THEATER LOBBY
University Drive-In Theatre - MARQUEE 1984 COURTESY FRANK UHLE
MARQUEE 1984 COURTESY FRANK UHLE
University Drive-In Theatre - OLD PIC OF UNIVERSITY - PHOTO FROM RG
OLD PIC OF UNIVERSITY - PHOTO FROM RG
University Drive-In Theatre - GRAND OPENING AD FRIDAY JULY 9 1965
GRAND OPENING AD FRIDAY JULY 9 1965
University Drive-In Theatre - SERIES OF PHOTOS FROM HARRY SKRDLA
SERIES OF PHOTOS FROM HARRY SKRDLA
University Drive-In Theatre - AERIAL PHOTO - PHOTO FROM TERRASERVER
AERIAL PHOTO - PHOTO FROM TERRASERVER
University Drive-In Theatre - HISTORIC AERIAL
HISTORIC AERIAL
University Drive-In Theatre - JULY 9 1965 AD
JULY 9 1965 AD
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