Chippewa Drive-In

500 W. Chippewa Avenue,
South Bend, IN 46614

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DavidZornig on November 23, 2015 at 7:20 pm

1950’s aerial photo added, photo credit Photoseeum. Via the Quality Retro Oldies 1900s-1970s Fcaebook page.

Studioonesb on March 29, 2014 at 7:48 pm

The theater converted to an XXX outdoor showing Deep Throat for an entire season in 1984 and continued as an adult until it closed in 87 or 88. Up until 1986 the booth was staffed by members of Local 187 IATSE.

rivest266 on June 30, 2012 at 3:27 pm

1967 aerial posted here.

CSWalczak on November 11, 2010 at 1:20 pm

Apparently it opened at least a little earlier that 1954 as this theater’s page at includes an ad from 1953: