Coon Rapids Drive-In, Coon Rapids MN

Located at 827 Coon Rapids Blvd. Extension NW. The theatre was located next to the railroad tracks in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. It was established in 1961 and closed in 1985. Available records indicates that one of the first known owners was Irv Braverman (1961-1985) owner of the 65-Hi Drive-In in Blaine and the last owner was as N.W. Cinema. Records indicate there was one screen and the theatre’s car capacity was 900. The theatre is now torn down and was redeveloped into condos and homes.
Other information: Had in-car heaters.

The architect of the theatre was Jacob J. Liebenberg of Liebenberg and Kaplan Architecture.

Coon Rapids In abandoned state around 1990

Coon Rapids Drive-In around 1990

Back Lot, 1990

CR Drive-In 1990

Entrance to former theater. 2017