Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk


Coney Island

Riegelmann Boardwalk/Coney Island Beach Almost a century before the boardwalk opened along the Atlantic Ocean, Coney Island was on its way to becoming the… Read More

Coney Island Beach - Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Atlantic Ocean onto Coney Island Beach. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beach to lay their eggs, with their male… Read More

First Symphony of the Sea

This 332-foot long, ten-foot tall cast-concrete sculpture wall by artist Toshio Sasaki (1946-2007) was installed on the boardwalk outside the Aquarium for Wildlife… Read More

Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese Monument

Following the death in 1999 of Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team captain Pee Wee Reese, Stan Isaacs of Newsday and Jack Newfield of the New York Post wrote several… Read More

Nettie Tenenbaum Auletta Sitting Area

Located at West 25th Street and the Coney Island Boardwalk, this sitting area is named after Nettie Tenenbaum Auletta, a long-time pillar of the community. Several shaded… Read More

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