Walking Tour on Sunday (last one!)

Don’t miss your final chance this season to join us in our walking tour of historic Coney Island!  The guided tour will cover all the historic buildings along Surf Avenue, as well as Coney’s existing landmarks. We will discuss the famous history of the district and the importance of restoring its historic buildings in order to […]

‘A Many Marxes March to Save Coney Island’s History,’ This Saturday (11 a.m.)

Please join Save Coney Island this Saturday morning for a demonstration to preserve the amusement district’s endangered historic buildings. Four of Coney Island’ s most historically significant buildings — three more than a century old — are in danger. Demolition appears imminent. Developer Thor Equities has thus far ignored the pleas of leading historic preservation […]

Coney Island Panel Recap

Last Thursday’s panel discussion at CUNY was fascinating – and contained some critical perspectives on the future of Coney Island. Here are some of the highlights. Veteran developer David Malmuth argued that the key to Coney Island’s long-term success is gaining control of critical parcels of land in the amusement area through an acquisition of […]