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Circle 25 Drive-In Theatre

1071 E New Circle Rd
Lexington KY

Demolished Outdoor Theatre
Record #9617  
 Opened: 1956
 Closed: 1982
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 1250 cars
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Mid-States Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Tim Reed.

Opened in 1956, across the street from the Family Drive-In. Built by J. Waller Rhodes, the Lexington Sheriff. This huge theatre was under construction for 2 years and featured space for 1250 cars. It was originally built to accomodate horizontal Vista-Vision projection, but the format waned before the theatre opened. Leased to Hallmark in 1973, leased to Mid-States Theatres, 1975. Closed 1982.


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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 7/19/2009.

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