Coney Island Amusement Park Revitalization Plans Last week New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg unveiled plans for the new Coney Island: “Coney Island’s fabled beach front area would become home to America’s largest urban amusement park, about 4,500 new apartments and a bunch of major retail establishments under a grand plan unveiled today by Mayor Bloomberg. The goal of the rezoning plan is to turn the rundown summer amusement area into a year-round attraction – but without giving up the freakishness for which Coney is so well known.” –NY Post The plans are far from a done deal, but the Mayor hopes to break ground in 2009. The project may take at least ten years to complete. Read the full story and see more photos. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.