Childs Restaurant (Boardwalk)

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...
Content type: Collection Item
Collection type: Documentary photograph
Lived through the Great Depression in Coney Island
The History Project returned to an 85-year-old Goldie Durlester in July of 2010. In this interview, Goldie recalls more of the details of her daily life as a child during the Great Depression and as a teenager at the start of the World War II era....
Content type: Oral History Item