Arizona Drive-ins

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West Wind Drive-in
Glendale, AZ
This West Wind Drive-in opened in 1979 with seven screens. It now has nine screens. This snack bar and restroom building is identical to these West Wind locations in Sacramento, CA and San Jose, CA. For more, see this website. [map]

DeAnza Drive-in [gone]
Tucson, AZ
The DeAnza Drive-in opened in 1951 as the Cactus Drive-in. It was remodeled into a triple and renamed the DeAnza in 1976. In 1978, they added a fourth screens. In the late 1990s, it seemed certain that DeAnza would close and be demolished. However, a buyer was found at that time. Then, in 2008, it was announced that the drive-in would be replaced with a retail complex. It closed and was demolished in 2010. The screen was dismantled and there are plans to reuse it for a new Cactus Drive-in. For more, see this website.

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