Luna Park (2010 -

Visiting scholar whose research interests include theme park studies
A professor of American Studies at the University of Mainz in Germany, Florian Freitag recently spent a year as a visiting scholar at the New York City College of Technology. Officially here to do research on 19th-century magazines, his other main...
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Luna Park pinwheel
Pinwheel about to be installed on the entrance to the new Luna Park, May, 2010.
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
This piece is part of a NY1 series called Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn from 2010. It includes an interview with historian Kevin Baker and brief comments by Natalie Milbrodt of the Coney Island History Project's Oral History Archive.
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Collection type: Television
Began his career as a sign painter in Coney Island
John Rea is currently an advertising professional and adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York, but he began his career as a young teenager working for his father, also John Rea, in the Peluso Machine and Iron Works shop in Coney...
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Fan of the new Luna Park
Mi Won has been visiting Coney Island since her parents brought her as a little girl in the 1970's. Today, she is a teacher in Queens who enjoys amusement rides as much as her students do. She and her sister paid their first visit to the new...
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