City Planning Commission votes to build open-air auditorium in Coney Island

The City Planning Commission voted today in favor of a project to build an open-air auditorium in Coney Island.The new attraction would hold thousands of

The City Planning Commission voted to build an open-air venue in Coney Island.

The City Planning Commission voted to build an open-air venue in Coney Island. (12/4/13)

CONEY ISLAND - The City Planning Commission voted today in favor of a project to build an open-air auditorium in Coney Island.

The new attraction would hold thousands of people during seaside summer concerts.

However, many local residents are upset because the construction will permanently close down the Boardwalk Community Garden which is currently on that land.

The community had been fighting to save the garden since September

 


 

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