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Astroland Sign Comes Down

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Coney landmarks continue to be dismantled. Here’s Dietrich’s Flickr image of workers taking down the Astroland sign on Monday (h/t Gowanus Lounge). Yesterday the Department of City Planning began its review of the Coney Island Rezoning Plan, including a “Wonder Wheel Way Elevation” and a six-block “Residential and Retail District,” which certainly looks more sparkly than what Coney has become since the demolition began.

 

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 21, 2009

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