Jan 14 2021
LECTURE: “Postcards from Coney Island”

LECTURE: “Postcards from Coney Island”

Presented by Bender JCC of Greater Washington at Online/Virtual Space

Arts journalist and former Brooklynite Richard Selden will use slides, video clips, and readings to bring several Coney Island eras to life, highlighting major attractions past and present. Highlights include Steeplechase Park, Luna Park, Dreamland, Astroland, the Wonder Wheel, the Cyclone, the Parachute Jump, the New York Aquarium, the Mermaid Parade, and the minor league baseball park. He will also touch on the challenges the destination has faced over the years, from bankruptcies and crime to failed development schemes and Hurricane Sandy.

Admission Info

Ticket Cost $10.00

Phone: 3013483809

Email: fenoch@benderjccgw.org

Dates & Times

2021/01/14 - 2021/01/14

Location Info

Online/Virtual Space