Officially speaking, there are no longer any drive-in movie theaters within the Portland city limits. I am aware there is a drive-in theater located in Newburg that is quite popular but I have yet to visit. Sitting down and typing this blog post has made me think I should make it a point to go sometime in the near future. There are however some remains of Portland's old drive-in theaters still lingering around the city. I like to fondly refer to them as "architectural ghosts."
Throughout the years they have been repurposed, or in the case of one sign in particular, very lazily preserved, but the bones of their drive-in movie theater past are unmistakable.Read More