In the late 1870s, a seaside resort and amusement park was making a name for itself in Queens, on the site of what is now LaGuardia Airport.
Take a walking tour of Alley Pond Park near Douglaston and Bayside, the second-largest park in Queens which spans over 655 acres.
Here are the many lost amusement parks in New York City, some closing as early as 1899 while others closing only a decade ago.
Scholar, curator, and artist Ayanna Dozier strives to revive the "Negro Coney Island" through her exhibit "Cities of the Dead" at The Shed.
Discover the history of the lost Fort George Amusement Park, a leisure destination of early 20th-century NYC!
Luna Park. Photo from Library of Congress This summer, many families are scrambling to find entertaining activities to do to
Explore San Diego off the beaten path and visit these ten spots, including a mountain with stunning views of the skyline and an underwater park full of wildlife.
A visit to the Prater amusement park in Vienna yields thrilling rides and a small insight into the everyday.
Planned during Argentina's military government, Parque de la Ciudad was opened and closed to the public several times. Today it's one of the world's many abandoned amusement parks and only partially open to the public.