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Arcade, 1949

From: Amusement park attractions : blueprints, plans, and building permits for Coney Island and other locations.

Arcade, 1949

From: Amusement park attractions : blueprints, plans, and building permits for Coney Island and other locations.

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Creator: Van Kannel, T. (Theophilus), 1841-1919 Suess, George H Lacerenza, William A Mayer, Peter F Reuter, Louis W
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Date: 1949
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Description:
Collection includes 1 blueline print and 1 manuscript floor plan and duplicate blueprints.
Imperfect: manuscript floor plan mutilated with loss of text.
Architects and surveyors named on plans: T. Van Kannel, George H. Suess, William A. Lacerenza, Peter F. Meyer, Louis W. Reuter.
Stamps of the Department of Housing and Buildings, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York.
Abstract:
A collection of blueprints, plans, and building permits for Coney Island attractions and for the Witching Waves ride in Detroit and Euclid Beach Park, Cleveland. The Witching Waves ride was originally a Coney Island attraction that was later licensed to other locations. Collection includes plans for rides (such as Witching Waves, Bubble Bounce, Roll-O-Plane, and Thunderbolt), restaurants, arcades, a revolving platform and a miniature golf course, as well as for foundations, pipelines, and concrete piers. Includes also plans for an elephant track and stables for 5 elephants and 5 persons.
Physical Description:
1 folder ; 58 x 29 cm. and smaller
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Exhibition Note:
Blues: Color and Concept
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10773863
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