Luna Park, Coney Island

Eugene Wemlinger
Luna Park, Coney Island
Archival inkjet print
Brooklyn Museum/Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection

Goodbye Coney Island?
November 28, 2007–April 6, 2008
Visible Storage Study Center, 5th Floor

An exhibition of more than fifty photographs from the Brooklyn Museum’s holdings, Goodbye Coney Island? traces the evolution of this fabled part of New York over the past 125 years. Coney Island has undergone many transformations since it first became a popular resort in the nineteenth century, and in the near future a prospective redevelopment plan may yet again change this section of Brooklyn.

Read Patrick’s blog posts.

Join our Goodbye Coney Island? Flickr group!

About Dragon Mystic

I fell in love with dragons when I read Tea With the Black Dragon, and never looked back. Not the clunky winged Medieval dragons that ate cows, the graceful Asian dragons that could fly without wings. Later I discovered the elegant Welsh dragons, red and white, as described by R.J. Stewart in his books on the historical Merlin.
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One Response to Luna Park, Coney Island

  1. clicksnappy says:

    Hi, I’m an admin for a group called LUNA PARK 2010 CONEY ISLAND BROOKLYN, NY, and we’d love to have this added to the group!

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