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The Parachute Jump : southwest corner of the block between Surf Avenue, the Riegelmann Boardwalk, West 16th Street and West 19th Street, Brooklyn ... : [report] / Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Title
The Parachute Jump : southwest corner of the block between Surf Avenue, the Riegelmann Boardwalk, West 16th Street and West 19th Street, Brooklyn ... : [report] / Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Author
New York (N.Y.). Landmarks Preservation Commission. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85807075
Publication
New York, N.Y. : The Commission, 1989.

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Details

Additional Authors
Breiner, David M.
Description
14 leaves, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations; 28 cm.
Series Statement
  • Designation list / Landmarks Preservation Commission; 215
  • New York (N.Y.). Landmarks Preservation Commission. Designation list ; 215.
Subjects
Note
  • Report written by David M. Breiner.
  • Caption title.
  • "Inspired by the growing popularity of civilian parachuting and towers constructed to teach the military correct technique, Commander James H. Strong's Parachute Jump was erected for the 1939-40 World's Fair in Flushing Meadow. ... After the closing of the fair, the Parachute Jump was ... moved to Steeplechase Park, Coney Island's most famous and longest enduring amusement park"--Leaf 1.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliography (p. 13-14)
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries