Oleander Drive-In

8014 Broadway Street,
Galveston, TX 77554

875 cars

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Additional Info

Previously operated by: Interstate Theatres Inc. & Texas Consolidated Theaters Inc.

Architects: Jack M. Corgan

Styles: Streamline Moderne

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Oleander Drive-In

Owned by Moran McDaniel. Opened on May 25, 1951. It was closed in late-1959.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

Recent comments (view all 7 comments)

kencmcintyre on March 27, 2010 at 4:51 pm

The Oleander opened on May 25, 1951. Here are some opening day ads from the Galveston Daily News:

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 26, 2010 at 7:46 pm

I have it parking 790 cars and in 1956 run by INTERSTATE.

TLSLOEWS on May 26, 2010 at 8:52 pm

Nice opening day ad ken mc,and the info Mike.

NYozoner on December 26, 2010 at 11:05 am

8014 Broadway St, Galveston, TX 77554

That address will map to the drive-in.

Here is a 1974 aerial photo of the drive-in courtesy of Google Earth:


BobFurmanek on March 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm

Here’s an article about the fabulous mural. Sure wish I could see it in color! http://www.boxoffice.com/the_vault/issue_page?issue_id=1952-3-8&page_no=152#page_start

50sSNIPES on January 3, 2021 at 11:36 am

Closed In Late 1959.

driveinfan on August 24, 2022 at 7:16 am

Classic Chevrolet car dealership is on the property now.

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