Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Coney Island Boardwalk Advocates Pissed that Brooklyn's Dumped History Ended Up Restored in Italy

The Coney Island boardwalk, now in Italy. Courtesy BRIC via Sheepshead Bites
 A video produced by BRIC TV looks into how discarded wood planks from the Coney Island Boardwalk, supposedly destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, ended up as a "beautifully restored indoor walkway at this year’s World’s Fair in Milan, ­Italy," reports Sheepshead Bites.

The revelation angered many boardwalk advocates who felt the boardwalk had been prematurely discarded by city officials, who are working to replace much of it with concrete and recycled materials...

How Did Discarded Wood From The Riegelmann Boardwalk End Up In An Italian Art Fair?

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