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Looking up at the Parachute Jump
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Brooklyn & Queens Transit trolley 2543 on Sea Gate line, traveling west. Luna Park entrance and the B&B Carousell can be seen in the background right. The Boston's Hotel building (built 1907) is behind the trolley. By this time it had ceased...
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Photograph copyright Abe Feinstein
The Atlantis Bar operated from the late 1940's until the 1990's, by which time it had become a Boardwalk Latin Dance Club called Club Atlantis. Taken by Coney Island resident Abe Feinstein in October, 1995 this photograph features the famous...
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Trolley (Brooklyn & Queens Transit 2534) on Sea Gate line (Surf Avenue) passing Luna Park. The Kisters building is also visible. "For nearly a hundred years, the Kister Building served as Coney's 'clubhouse.' In 1895, Fred Kister bought a small...
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Photograph copyright Abe Feinstein
In 1941, Robert Moses closed the Castle Clinton location of the New York Aquarium and, after an $11 million relocation process, the Aquarium re-opened in Coney Island in 1957. This picture was taken in October 1962 by Coney Island resident and...
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Trolley (Brooklyn & Queens Transit 8090) on Sea Gate line (Surf Avenue) in West End. Half Moon Hotel is visible in background.
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Photograph copyright Abe Feinstein
In 1941, Robert Moses closed the Castle Clinton location of the New York Aquarium and, after an $11 million relocation process, the Aquarium re-opened in Coney Island in 1957. This picture was taken in August 1963 by Coney Island resident and...
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In 2002 the Parachute Jump was disassembled for a thorough structural rehabilitation and repainting. Sections of the Jump were placed in the parking lot of Keyspan Park for sand blasting and painting. This photograph shows one of two large...
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Photograph copyright Abe Feinstein
The Bathysphere, originally used for deep-sea dives from 1930-1934, was exhibited at the World's Fair in 1934, and then at the Aquarium from 1957-1994 and 2005-present. Coney Island resident and amatuer documentarian Abe Feinstein took this...
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In 2002 the Parachute Jump was disassembled for a thorough structural rehabilitation and repainting. Sections of the Jump were placed in the parking lot of Keyspan Park for sand blasting, painting and member replacement. This photograph shows the...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph