Coney Island History Project

Coney Island Stories Podcast Episode 7
Our new episode "Staying in the Game" has dropped! Listen and subscribe to Coney Island Stories on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.  Episode 7 features the stories of independent game operators, past and present, from the Coney...
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Coney Island History Project Show and Tell Event via Zoom
You're invited to join us for “Coney Island History Show & Tell,” an interactive reminiscence event presented by the Coney Island History Project via Zoom on April 22. Do you have historical or personal objects related to Coney Island that you...
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Coney Island History Project Show and Tell Zoom Event
You're invited to join us for “Coney Island History Show & Tell,” an interactive reminiscence event presented by the Coney Island History Project via Zoom on April 8. Do you have historical or personal objects related to Coney Island that you...
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Coney Island History Project Show and Tell
You're invited to join us for “Coney Island History Show & Tell,” an interactive reminiscence event presented by the Coney Island History Project via Zoom on March 25 and on April 8. Do you have paper ephemera or artifacts of historical or...
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  One of Coney Island's bungalow fires, 1974. Photo by Charles Denson Coney Island underwent a dramatic and tragic transformation during the 1960s and 1970s, a destructive era that left the West End resembling a war zone. Anyone who lived in the...
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Our new episode 'A Century of Bathhouses' has dropped! Listen and subscribe to Coney Island Stories on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Episode 6 features stories of Washington Baths, Ravenhall, and Silver's Baths, among others...
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You're invited to join us on Zoom for "Mermaid Avenue, Then and Now," a virtual tour with historian Charles Denson, director of the Coney Island History Project, on February 23rd. We'll look at how Coney Island's Mermaid Avenue shopping district...
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We’re excited to introduce Neter Antoine, a 2020-2021 CUNY Cultural Corps intern who is our new production assistant. Neter is a visual artist and dancer who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Therapeutic Recreation at the City University...
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Our new episode on legendary roller coasters has dropped! Listen and subscribe to Coney Island Stories on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Episode 5 of our Coney Island Stories podcast features the stories of a trio of roller...
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In celebration of Black History Month, tell us your Coney Island stories! During these days of social distancing, you're invited to share and preserve your memories by recording an oral history via phone, Zoom or Skype. We record audio interviews...
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