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Century Playground

W. Brighton Ave. between W. 2 St. and W. 3 St.

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

For well over 100 years, Brighton Beach and adjacent Coney Island were world-renowned as “America’s Playground." At the peak of its popularity, there were three amusement parks, several vast seaside hotels, and countless smaller entertainment venues along the beach between Seagate and Rockaway Inlet.

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