Officials Celebrate Carousel Landmarking

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The landmark designation of the Forest Park Carousel was celebrated on Monday with a ceremony unveiling a plaque that will tell future generations of its status. The City’s Landmark Preservation Commission approved that designation earlier this year and it joins the Wonder Wheel and the Cyclone Roller Coaster, both in […]

Editorial: What Does It Take?

  The Landmark Preservation Commission revealed earlier this month its decision to not grant landmark status to Flushing Meadows Corona Park, citing a lack of cohesiveness and the park’s changing nature as its reasons against the status. A spokesperson for the commission also noted that the park is not considered an “important example” of its […]