Starlite Drive-In

2830 Eglin Street,
Rapid City, SD 57703

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MichaelKilgore on June 12, 2019 at 2:44 pm

Perhaps someone else built and opened the Starlite? A note in the July 22, 1949 issue of BoxOffice simply reported, “The Black Hills Amusement Co. has bought the drive-in near Rapid City, S. D.”

TomMc11 on April 26, 2018 at 2:38 pm

Looks like this one was located at 2830 Eglin St, Rapid City, SD 57703. Currently the home of Ace Steel & Recycling. The Drive-in is visible in a 1971 Historic Aerial, and the screen is still standing as of the October 2015 Google Street View. The screen is used to advertise the Steel place and is fully visible from Interstate 90 which passes to the north.

rivest266 on January 12, 2018 at 3:56 pm

Listings ended in 1975 for this drive-in.

rivest266 on January 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm

This opened on October 1st, 1948 as the first drive-in in town. Grand opening ad in the photo section.