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May 18, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has designated Brooklyn's Coney Island boardwalk a Scenic Landmark.
The famous waterfront promenade is now 2.7 miles (4.34 kilometers) long. It opened on May 15, 1923 and was built in three phases between 1922 and 1941, becoming a magnet for generations of locals and tourists alike.
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