How can Coney Island capitalize on its rich heritage to reclaim its status as one of the world’s leading entertainment destinations? After years of setbacks, Coney Island had its best season in years this summer, boost ed by the opening of Luna Park. But Coney Island’s recovery remains fragile. Many of its historic buildings are now threatened with imminent demolition.
What lies ahead for Coney Island? Join us for a panel discussion on the latest developments in Coney Island and on how Coney’s past can shape its future.
The panel will be moderated by Pulitzer-prize winning historian Mike Wallace. Presenters include:
Heritage, Rides, Redevelopment: What's Next for Coney Island
Thursday, September 30 • 6:30 – 8:30PM
CUNY Graduate Center • Proshansky Auditorium
365 5th Ave (at 35th Street)
Sponsored by the Environmental Psychology Program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, the NYC Graduate Urban Research Network, the New York Landmarks Conservancy, Save Coney Island, the Historic Districts Council, Coney Island USA and the Coney Island History Project.
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