Rockaway Playland: all our toys are gone

ABOVE: The long-gone Rockaway Playland, Queens answer to Coney Island at Rockaway Beach that was wiped away for condo developments in 1987. A friendly reminder of what could have happened to Coney Island.

Look here for a huge selection of postcards remembering this forgotten Queens amusement park.

Below: Color saturated nighttime, circa 1939

3 replies on “Rockaway Playland: all our toys are gone”

Wow growIng up I remember having so much fun at Rockaway playland loved the wooden rollercoaster, bumper cars, Davie Jones locker, and so much more

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