Record ID: 63

Site Name

Coney Island

Type

Islands

Description

swimming beach, amusement center, and neighborhood of S Brooklyn borough of N.Y. city, SE N.Y., on the Atlantic Ocean; 40�35'N 74�00'W� A seaside resort from the mid�19th cent., RR service made it an extremely popular resort� Although it remains popular, Coney Isl. has declined considerably since its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s.