Children's Fairyland nears 60-year mark

Posted Friday, July 23, 2010 12:07 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Fairyland was in danger of getting paved over in the 1990s, before undergoing a transformation in recent years. The throwback amusement park continues to survive, because people like Hirschfield have decided it's worth fighting for. In a city that attracts more negative media attention than positive, the whimsical one-of-a-kind Lake Merritt park has been a quiet success story.

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