Astroland Park sold, will close in 2007, Cyclone to remain

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The vintage Astroland Amusement Park, one of the anchors of Coney Island since its 1962 opening, was purchased Tuesday by a developer intent on restoring the Brooklyn beachfront as a $1.5 billion year-round resort. The historic Cyclone wooden coaster will remain operational after the park closes.

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