Photography collection

Bungalow fire in Coney Island, 1974 Photograph by Charles Denson © Copyright
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Loop the Loop opened in 1901 and was an early looping rollercoaster. 
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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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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Sea Gate Chapel from Atlantic Avenue
This photo was taken at approximately 10 am in Seagate in June, 1999.
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The Shore Theater, looking North from Surf Avenue
The Shore Theater opened in 1925 as a movie and vaudeville house. It closed in the 1970's after operating as a porn movie house and was purchase by its current owner, Kansas Fried Chicken king Horace Bullard. Bullard's hope that the Shore Theater...
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Pre-fab housing units waiting for installation on Mermaid Ave. between W. 22nd and W. 23rd St., looking south from Mermaid Avenue
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Collection type: Documentary photograph