Business owners hope for Coney Island revival with Luna Park

Posted Monday, May 17, 2010 11:50 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Luna Park is rising - and taking the hopes of other Coney Island businesses with it. As the new 19-ride amusement park takes shape, business owners and Coney boosters are pinning their hopes on Zamperla's glitzy Luna Park to spark a revival across the faded seaside mecca.

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010 2:44 PM
janfrederick's avatar

Although the plans look glitzier than what was there before, it is a far cry from the original Luna park. It would have been nice if they could have budgeted a bit more for some nice victorian style buildings.


"I go out at 3 o' clock for a quart of milk and come home to my son treating his body like an amusement park!" - Estelle Costanza
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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 6:42 PM

janfrederick said:
Although the plans look glitzier than what was there before, it is a far cry from the original Luna park. It would have been nice if they could have budgeted a bit more for some nice victorian style buildings.

Considering that they are opening an entirely new amusement park in less then 3 months - (this includes all new electrical/water/sewage infrastructure)...it's pretty amazing what they are going to pull off. I would guess that a lot of additional cosmetic touches will be added for 2011.

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