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6 edition of How We Got to Coney Island found in the catalog.

How We Got to Coney Island

The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County

by Brian Cudahy

  • 132 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Fordham University Press .
Written in English

  • Local history,
  • Transport: General Interest,
  • Transportation,
  • Local transit,
  • History: American,
  • New York,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Public Transportation,
  • Coney Island (New York, N.Y.),
  • History,
  • New York Metropolitan Area

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8119050M
    ISBN 10082322208X
    ISBN 109780823222087

    Directed by Walter Lang. With Betty Grable, George Montgomery, Cesar Romero, Charles Winninger. Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star attraction (and Joe's love interest), Kate Farley, a brash singer with a penchant for flashy clothes.   The one, the only, coney. Steven Depolo/CC BY Detroit is hundreds of miles from the beaches of New York’s Coney Island. Yet the “coney dog” name can be seen advertising hot dog stands.

    While there is no consensus as to how Coney Island got its name, what is clear is that by around the s, vacationers flocked to its beach. Luxury hotels sprouted up in the s and ’80s and for a time, it was a playground for the rich. Here we are, at the famed Coney Island in Brooklyn, through the eyes of Billy O'Callaghan in his novel My Coney Island air is "mean with cold." Snow's coming, so along Surf Avenue, past Nathan's Hot Dogs, "most of the stores along here are shuttered some closed for the season, others having already written off the day as a bad debt.".

      He Got Game. Film still. Directed by Spike Lee, Touchstone Pictures and 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks. He Got Game continues to be a relevant film, its wide-angle view of Coney Island rendering visible those local communities all too often absent in pop culture representations of the place. And as nonprofits, civic leaders, artists.   He planned to begin their tour at Coney Island and then move on to other amusement parks across the country. View Images Visitors observe the Igorrotes living at Coney Island .

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How We Got to Coney Island: The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County - Ebook written by Brian J. Cudahy. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, Author: Brian J. Cudahy. "In this book, Brian J. Cudahy tells a different kind of Coney Island story - about how just getting to its glittering amusements on the far shore of Brooklyn gave birth to the modern transportation network that made modern Brooklyn and New York City possible.".

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Along the way he introduces many interesting people, giving the human touch to the narrative. The attraction of beach and cool breezes was a powerful reason to go to Coney Island, and entrepreneurs were quick to see eco-nomic opportunities. To meet the demand, a number of railroad.

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Attention: In order to reply to messages, create topics, have access to other features of the community you must sign up for an account. How We Got to Coney Island is the definitive history of mass transportation in Brooklyn. Covering years of extraordinary growth, Cudahy tells the complete story of the trolleys, street cars, steamboats, and railways that helped create New York’s largest boroughand the remarkable system that grew to connect the world’s most famous seaside resort with Brooklyn.

[] Cudhay, Brian - HOW WE GOT TO CONEY ISLAND GoodStuffNowLLC. This beautiful volume of evocative and wildly colorful photographs brings to life the small strip of land on New York's Atlantic coast that for over a hundred years has provided thrills, amusements, and escape to untold millions--Coney Island/5(1).

“The First Trip to Coney Island” comes from this collection. The main character, Shepsl, is Liptzin himself—though it’s unclear whether the story is strictly autobiographical. This story offers a telling glimpse of the experience of first encountering the customs, styles, sights, sounds, and smells of New York City—specifically Coney Island—in the first years of the 20th century.

We're looking forward to the August 3rd publication of Charles Denson's book Coney Island's Wonder Wheel Park honoring the Wheel's th anniversary. Containing hundreds of never-before-seen photographs, plans, and ephemera, including rare images from the Vourderis family archive and the Coney Island History Project archive, and interviews with.

The Lost Tribe of Coney Island by Claire Prentice is a very highly recommended nonfiction account of Truman K. Hunt's use and abuse of a tribe of Filipinos, specifically Igorrotes, who were brought to America in and put on display at Coney Island’s Luna Park/5(). The Riegelmann Boardwalk (also known as the Coney Island Boardwalk) is a mile-long ( km) boardwalk along the southern shore of the Coney Island peninsula in Brooklyn, New York City, adjacent to the Atlantic boardwalk runs between West 37th Street at the edge of the Sea Gate neighborhood to the west and Brighton 15th Street in Brighton Beach to the east.

(B) The Cyclone at Luna Park opened in is a New York City Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the Mother of American roller coaster culture and the “Big Momma” of Coney Island. (C) The Thunderbolt at Luna Park opened in at the same location as the original Thunderbolt which was shut down in after 60 years of service and.

Guided walks at Coney Island Park Conducted by NParks volunteers, participants will learn about the diverse biodiversity and interesting history of the park. The two-hour guided walk is conducted on selected Saturday mornings in the months of June, November and December. Tips for visiting Coney Island Park.

The park is closed from 7pm to 7am. We recommend booking Coney Island tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

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"We'll Go To Coney Island" tells the story of Mina and Aaron. Coney Island is free to visit but if you want to go on any of the rides in Luna Park, you’ll have to pay for a ticket.

Our Experience. We absolutely loved our day trip to Coney Island! It was a great way to get away from the bustle of Manhattan and pretend we were kids again. Riding roller-coasters and eating sweets. We got the subway (Q.Coney Island (), by Professor Solomon (PDF with commentary at ) How We Got to Coney Island: The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County (New York: Fordham University Press, ), by Brian J.

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