Coney Island, the world’s greatest urban amusement park, sits at the heart of NYC's economic and cultural life. The neighborhood, today home to over nine acres of world-class amusements, is taking the next steps in its development with new City investments in housing, infrastructure, and commercial space.
NYCEDC President Kyle Kimball and Central Amusement International President Valerio Ferrari today broke ground on the Thunderbolt, Coney Island’s first custom roller coaster since the Cyclone was built in 1927.
The Coney Island Creek Resiliency Study is a critical component to resiliency planning for the communities around Coney Island Creek. This study will investigate hydrological management strategies that would prevent and mitigate upland flooding, improve waterfront open space, strengthen neighborhood connections, enhance infrastructure, and provide opportunity for economic development around the creek.