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Coney Island: The Parachute Pavilion Competition

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For almost 100 years, Coney Island was the most popular seaside destination in the United States. Eachyear, millions escaped the heat of New York City to savor the thrills of the Cyclone roller coaster and Wonder Wheel at the Astroland amusement park. They came to sample an original Nathan's Famous hot dog, witness the first demolition derby, or to take a chance at a game of three-card Monte on the legendary boardwalk. The advent of air-conditioning, concerns about Coney's "tawdry" entertainment, and faster transportation ...

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Coney Island: The Parachute Pavilion Competition
2007, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568986234

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