Photography collection

Childs Building on The Boardwalk, outfitted as a roller rink, 2008
Built in 1923 –24, the Childs Boardwalk restaurant was constructed in Spanish Colonial Revival style with elaborate terra-cotta decorations by the Atlantic Terra-Cotta Company. The restaurant closed in the 1950's and became a candy factory. After...
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Mezzo Pastry Shop at the corner of Neptune Ave. and West 15th St.
Bakery on the corner of Neptune Avenue and West 15th Street, photographed in June 1999.
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Interior of Sea Gate Garage, Mermaid Ave. and West 37th St.
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Station arcade coffee shop "The Islander"
This photo was taken around 5 pm at the Stillwell Avenue station in Coney Island. A $250 million renovation of the station began in 2001, two years after this photo was taken. 
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Photograph of the lights of Luna Park taken at night from the top of the Chutes.
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Manufacturers photo of kiddie Fire Engine ride control box. Date unknown.
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View of the Bowery, c. 1960s
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The Thunderbolt roller coaster was built in 1925 and operated until 1982. Famous as the inspiration for "The House Under the Roller Coaster" in Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall", the coaster steadily decayed after its closing. In 2000, with Keyspan...
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The Surf Avenue Childs Restaurant was built in 1917.
Child's Restaurant at Surf Avenue and West 12th Street.
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
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Collection type: Documentary photograph