NY Daily News says Coney Island plans dead in the water

Posted Monday, August 6, 2007 8:08 PM | Contributed by Jason Hammond

A developer's $1.5 billion fantasy plan to turn Coney Island into a glitzy seaside resort is "dead in the water," a high-ranking city official told the Daily News. It's the harshest denunciation yet by the Bloomberg administration - and could signal the beginning of the end for Thor Equities' ambitious proposals.

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Monday, August 6, 2007 10:27 PM
This is good, in my opinion, Coney is what it is, and it shouldn't be changed.
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Tuesday, August 7, 2007 12:30 AM
If Coney is not changed, it will no longer be. It can't possibly continue as is.*** This post was edited by RollerCoastin!!!! 8/7/2007 12:31:10 AM ***
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Tuesday, August 7, 2007 1:44 AM
I Agree Coney Island WAS Great but It is in horrible shape Been there once and probably never again I was hopping for some revitalization something to bring me back but If they aren't going to build anything new it's just another carnival ride park. It's sucks because in it's day that place most cirtainly rocked!!!!!!!! I wish somebody with some money would get in there and really turn things around but who?????????
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Tuesday, August 7, 2007 8:38 AM
So maybe tivoli redoing coney island has some merrit and some hope?
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Tuesday, August 7, 2007 8:49 AM
Coney in is current state is broken. But Thor's plan was not the fix. I just hope this doesn't lead to Astroland sitting for 30 years as an empty lot like the Steeplechase situation.
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Tuesday, August 7, 2007 2:21 PM
I told you so.
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