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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Let's Go Slumming Through Coney Island's Historic District

Take Another Walk Through Coney Island's History This Sunday.  The Save Coney Island group is once again conducting a walk through Coney Island history to show point out to you that Coney Island does indeed have a historic district.  And that this vital component to Coney's future could be destroyed by Thor Equities and Joe Sitt.  Take an informative tour of these historic buildings while they future unfortunately hangs in the balance of survival or demolition.

Join Save Coney Island on this wonderful stroll as they help you envision what these historic building originally looked like and how they could be restored and preserved.

The guided tour will cover all the historic buildings along Surf Avenue, as well as some of Coney’s existing landmarks.Learn more about Coney Island’s rich history, the importance of preserving it, and what Save Coney Island is doing to protect what remains of this extraordinary heritage.

WHERE – In front of the Shore Theater, on the corner of Surf and Stillwell Aves
WHEN – Sunday, June 13th at 11:00 amIT'S FREE! (but suggested donation of $10 appreciated.)

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posted by Omar Robau @ 6/09/2010 11:56:00 PM 


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