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Lockport's Transit Drive-In sold to Dipson Theatres

Transit Drive In
Posted at 11:26 AM, Apr 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-22 16:46:55-04

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — The popular Transit Drive-In will soon be under new ownership.

7 News confirmed Friday, that Dipson Theatres is buying the legendary Lockport landmark.

Rick Cohen, the Drive-In's long-time owner, tells 7 News he is retiring and expects Dipson to fully takeover in June.

The Transit Drive-In was built in 1952 with the Cohen Family purchasing it in 1957. Rick tells us he has been working at the Drive-In since 1982 when he was 14.

We reached out to Dipson Theatres who tell us they will do some physical improvements to the drive-in, but nothing drastic.