Jerome Albert, of Coney Island's Astroland, dies at age 74

Posted Tuesday, March 20, 2012 8:56 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Jerome Albert, who with his father, Dewey, created and operated Astroland, the space age-themed amusement park that breathed new life into the Coney Island Boardwalk in the 1960s, a time when it was losing its lure, died on Thursday at his home in Manhattan. He was 74.as

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