The Holiday Drive-In Marquee 1953

The Holiday Drive-In Marquee 1953 (HMC04)

Location: Boulder, CO 80304 Boulder County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 3.696', W 105° 16.608'

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This sign marks the site of The Holiday Drive-In, which operated from 1953 until 1988. Drive-In theaters were popular in the 1950s and 1960s, especially among young families and amorous couples, where films could be viewed from the relative privacy of an automobile. This sign is one of the few extant examples of the "Futuristic" Googie style in Boulder. Common during the same era as drive-ins, Googie signs strived to grab attention with wild shapes, flashy neon and blinking arrows.
HM NumberHMC04
Marker NumberL-02-1
Placed ByCity Of Boulder Landmark
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 7:15pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 476393 N 4434630
Decimal Degrees40.06160000, -105.27680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 3.696', W 105° 16.608'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 3' 41.76" N, 105° 16' 36.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)720, 303
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1620 Lee Hill Dr, Boulder CO 80304, US
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