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The Coney Island Boardwalk
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A dark ride located in Deno's Wonder Wheel Park, near Jones Walk on the Bowery, in the shadow of the Wonder Wheel. "Billed as the world's only indoor-outdoor dark ride and the 'longest, largest ride in Coney Island', Spook-A-Rama was the brainchild...
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Taken from Surf Avenue looking north west. To the east of the main entrance to Luna Park is Kisters Hotel and Restaurant. The building survived numerous fires, and the demise of its famous neighbor, until the 1970's. "For nearly a hundred years, the...
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Looking up at the tracks
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Trolley (Brooklyn & Queens Transit 8248) on Norton's Point line in Sea Gate, just west of the 37th Street fence. (Photo appears to be taken from the fence.)
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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, 1996, this photo shows the building after its...
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Brooklyn & Queens Transit trolley 5002 on Norton's Point line (Railroad Avenue) at West 30th Street.
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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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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 the two large containment...
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