An almost forgotten urban scape lies in the southeastern corner of Brooklyn. The once great Coney Island has fallen victim to urban blight and the greed of developers. What was once a bustling theme park is now covered with blue barricades and chainlink fences. Joshua Brown shot this last winter just before a large storm hit. Now with the wrecking balls coming back in full force, his short video “Coney Island Dream” takes on a whole new meaning.
Tony Fast shared this with me and it was too good to not post. It’s a little off-topic but it’s really beautiful cinematography and shows the present state of Coney Island quite well.