Joan Briller

Grew up in Brighton Beach

Joan Briller
Interview Date:
July 1 2007


Joan lived in Brighton Beach from 1940 to 1961 and has visited every summer all her life. She has various isolated childhood memories, including riding the Parachute Jump, the Mermaid Avenue library, the "third rail" of the Steeplechase ride (which didn't exist; it was a gravity ride) and Luna Park in ashes.