On Monday, October 27, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Brooklyn Borough Hall,MAS will launch Imagine Coney,
an initiative bringing together a world-class team of designers, engineers, producers and economists to develop new ideas for Coney Island – for amusement rides, structures, events and interim activities.
Coney Island was once one of the most astonishing places on earth – from the minarets and lights of Luna Park to the water chute rides and freakish sideshows of Dreamland. However, over the last several decades, it has declined and the area needs revitalization.
The City has taken several critical steps towards that goal. Last November, it announced a rezoning initiative, which you can view here
, but it will take more than the efforts of the City alone to restore Coney Island to its greatness. It will require the focus, creativity and entrepreneurship of New Yorkers and Coney Island fans like you. Continue Reading>>