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Affordable housing stock built by the Astella Development Corporation
The Astella Development Corporation formed in response to urban renewal projects in Coney Island. Originally a neighborhood group concerned about the City's plans to raze their mostly Italian neighborhood, Astella officially became a Development...
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The Thunderbolt roller coaster was built in 1925 and operated until 1982. Famous as the inspiration for "The House Under the Roller Coaster" in Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall", the coaster steadily decayed after its closing. In 2000, with Keyspan...
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Pre-fab housing units waiting for installation on Mermaid Ave. between W. 22nd and W. 23rd St., looking south from Mermaid Avenue
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The Neptune Diving Bells was an early addition to the Astroland amusement park. Each of the two diving bells, situated in a 50,000 gallon tank, could carry 15 passengers to a depth of 30 feet where fish and two 500 pound porpoises could be observed...
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View is looking south west from Surf Avenue. Building on lot are temporary structures used as food stands in season.
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Surf Avenue frontage of Coney Island USA building at 1206 Surf Avenue. Looking south from Surf Avenue.
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Looking south from Surf Avenue.
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Looking south-east from Surf Avenue.
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Looking south from Surf Avenue.
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Looking south from Surf Avenue
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