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Harbor Boulevard Drive-In, Santa Ana, looking southeast
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Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Kelly, Howard D
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The Harbor Blvd. Drive-In Theater opened on June 29, 1960 as Pacific Theater's 41st location and Orange County's sixth drive-in. Among its amenities were a 90 x 120 ft. screen and a 1500 car capacity, but despite its mammoth size, no more screens were ever added. Spanish-language films were shown in later years, but after July 1984 no films showed up in theater listings, only the swap meet which was to carry on until December 1986. Demolition began in February 1987 and a Wal-Mart store was built on the site.
Aerial view of Harbor Boulevard Drive-In Theater, located at 3700 McFadden Ave. in Santa Ana; view is looking southeast. Santa Ana River flows horizontally at upper middle; Harbor Blvd. is diagonally, lower left to uppe to middle right; McFadden Ave. is middle right to upper left; Roberts Dr. is diagonally at middle. Photograph dated May 1964.
1 negative :safety ;10 x 13 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 609-25
Harbor Boulevard Drive-In (Santa Ana, Calif.)
Drive-in theaters--California--Santa Ana
Dwellings--California--Santa Ana
Mobile home parks--California--Santa Ana
Streets--California--Santa Ana
Parking lots--California--Santa Ana
Lost architecture--California--Santa Ana
Rivers--California, Southern
Santa Ana (Calif.)--Aerial views
Santa Ana River (Calif.)
Santa Ana (Calif.)
Aerial photographs

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