Carol Barry

Memories of living in the newly opened Luna Park Houses in the 1960s

Carol Barry
Interview Date:
March 31, 2022


Carol Barry and her family were original tenants of Luna Park Houses. They moved to the newly opened high-rise housing complex in 1961 from a tenement on West 30th Street in Coney Island. She shares memories of living at Luna Park from age 15 until her early twenties, when she moved to California. Her parents continued to live at Luna Park Houses the rest of their lives and she visited many times over the years including with her grandchildren.