Arts and Design

Coney Island, baby! Brooklyn’s pier of pleasure – in pictures

After Hurricane Sandy in 2012, which struck New York City on 29 October, the owners of the Cyclone, Wonder Wheel and other beach front attractions spent more than $5.5m to repair damage to the Coney Island Amusement Zone. The Wildlife Conservation Society estimated it would cost $65m to fully restore the aquarium, which opened on the boardwalk in 1957 and attracts 750,000 visitors annually


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