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Preservationists, hot rodders cite drive-in's historical value

Efforts made to save Porky's drive-in before it's too late

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Save it, don't pave it?

The end of Porky's is nigh, but a loose coalition of historic preservationists and classic-car enthusiasts are racing against time to save one of St. Paul's last 1950s-era drive-in burger joints from the wrecking ball. With a sale pending to a neighboring senior housing developer, the University Avenue icon closes Sunday.

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