Spartan Drive-In

101 E. Alma Avenue,
San Jose, CA 95112

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1965 photo courtesy Lolly Carvajal Lima‎.

The Spartan Drive-In was opened June 15, 1955 when it was operated by L.C. Hallonquist and General Theatrical Co. It was closed in 1976 and is now a business park.

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rockyroadz
rockyroadz on October 2, 2017 at 3:38 pm

You can see a vintage photo of this drive-in on flicker. https://www.flickr.com/photos/23136132@N04/5686453656/

enlarged photo here- https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5310/5686453656_8eed365d0d_b.jpg

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on October 6, 2019 at 6:20 pm

1965 marquee photo added courtesy Lolly Carvajal Lima‎.

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on October 5, 2020 at 7:09 pm

Same location, wonder what happened? Boxoffice, Jan. 14, 1950: “A permit has been issued to construct a $31,100 drive-in at First and Alma streets in San Jose, to be built by Daley Bros. of San Francisco for the Shamrock Amusement Co. The drive-in will be on the circus grounds property.”

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