The Parachute Jump 
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Full Address: Riegelmann Boardwalk at West 16th Street, Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY
Alternative Address:
Year Built: 1939
Year Designated: 1989
Year Published: 1989
Architect: James H. Strong, inventor; Elwyn E. Seelye & Co., engineers
Key words: New York World's Fair, steel, amusement park, ride, Steeplechase Park, individual landmark
Notes: The Parachute Jump at Coney Island. Includes a general history of Coney Island. Denied by Board of Estimate, subsequently reheard, redesignated and designation affirmed.
Architectural Styles:
   non-applicable

Files:
   View PDF (1989TheParachuteJump.pdf)

Subjects:
   Brooklyn Coney Island
   New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission Reports: Brooklyn
   Architectural History
   Parks, Gardens, Environment