Friday, July 24, 2009

Recent Coney Island Redevelopment Happenings

The City Council’s committees on zoning and land use both approved the redevelopment plan for Coney Island this week, including revisions such as one that would take the property surrounding the Wonder Wheel out of an established parkland area. Here's a roundup of recent related happenings:

- A panel of Coney Island property owners were all over the map on on the Redevelopment Plan. Brooklyn Eagle

- The Final Save Coney Island Rally before the city council vote takes place Sunday, July 26 at 1 p.m. by the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall. Save Coney Island

- Coney sticking point: “I’m the stakeholder. I’m the guy who controls this — it’s my sandbox,” said Joe Sitt. Brooklyn Eagle

- Here's the Brooklyn Paper's story on the City Council approval. Brooklyn Paper

- We may see amusements west of KepSpan park as well. ConeyRocks (And some discussion about this on the Coney Island Message Board)

- A message from Coney Island's "Mayor," below:


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