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Commerce City landmark fights to survive amid rapid growth

Posted at 10:37 PM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-30 00:39:47-04

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — There were 4,000 drive-in movie theaters in 1955, now only about 300 still stand - including the 88 Drive-In in Commerce City.

One of last of drive-in theaters in the country has been in the family for over 40 years. A triple-feature runs just $9 per person.

With the growth of surrounding cities, their land, and their family history are being threatened.


This Commerce City landmark has stayed the same for decades