Peachtree Drive-In

5567 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard,
Chamblee, GA 30341

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Previously operated by: Storey Theatres Inc.

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Peachtree Drive-In

The Peachtree Drive-In in Chamblee, Georgia if it was operating today it would be located inside I-285 the beltline around Atlanta, right in the heart of Metro Atlanta. Back in the 1950’s in the days drive-in’s made money, the Peachtree Drive-In was certainly popular with 525 parking places. It was opened July 14, 1950 with Maureen O'Hara in “Bagdad”. It was owned in 1956 by Peachtree Drive-In Theatre Company/Community Theatres. By 1957 it was operated by Storey Theatres Inc. It was closed in 1967.

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on July 16, 2010 at 4:36 pm



Open 1950-1969?

Open for sure in 1967.

Held 505 cars, 325 in winter (heaters?)

Owner 1961-1967? was Storey Theaters, Inc. of Atlanta. Frederick G. Storey President and Gen. Mgr. He had 16 theaters in Georgia.

In 1950 the drive-in had a “Choo-Choo Train” for the kids to ride on.


Anyone have more info or photos?

StanMalone on July 16, 2010 at 6:31 pm

Link to the Drive In ladder ad in the Atlanta paper on August 5, 1964. The blogger has also written up some of his memories of working at these places. Worth a look if you are interested in the drive in culture from 1970 – 1990.

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TLSLOEWS on July 16, 2010 at 11:17 pm

Thanks Stan and Mike.

1234 on December 17, 2010 at 10:44 pm

the aerial view posted on posted above is of Chamblee Plaza, the Peachtree Drive in was located further north on Peachtree and on the right side of the road.

NYozoner on February 2, 2011 at 9:13 pm

Here is a 1955 aerial photo of the drive-in, courtesy of

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on September 25, 2017 at 11:05 pm

The correct address is: The other address is too far north.

5567 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Chamblee, GA 30341

rivest266 on April 4, 2018 at 11:44 pm

This opened on July 14th, 1950. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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