Scheduled to open in 2010 on the site of the shuttered Astroland, Luna Park is the first phase of Coney Island's much-heralded rebirth and represents a private-public partnership to help restore The People's Playground to its former glory. At a little over three acres, the park is quite small, but it does pack 19 rides into its compact footprint. Most of the attractions are of the spinning variety (affectionately referred to in the industry as whirl-and-hurl or spin-and-puke rides) and all are off-the-shelf models manufactured by Italy's Zamperla. Luna Park also offers games, food concessions, including a cafe with a relatively extensive menu, live entertainment, and shops.
See what the new Luna Park will look like in this preview photo gallery.