El Charro Drive-In
830 Merida Street,
830 Merida Street,San Antonio, TX 78207
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Billboard, Aug. 8, 1953: “El Charro Drive-In has been opened in San Antonio by John H. Flache, Lamesa, Tex. Delmo Pierce has been named manager.”
“T. J. ‘Stout’ Jackson, builder of screen towers and Robstown theatre operator, was in San Antonio constructing a new screen tower for the El Charro Drive-In which was blown down by recent high winds.” — BoxOffice, Feb. 22, 1960
Why the name El Charro?
Aerial of El Charro
There is now a housing project that was built recently over the old area where it once stood.