Lit Up Like Luna Park

Weegee, Here is How Luna Park Looks Today, 1944

Weegee, Here is How Luna Park Looks Today (verso), 1944

Weegee, Luna Park Fire, Wrecked Fox Photo Studio, 1944

Luna Park had been in operation for forty years when it was destroyed by a fire in 1944. As Weegee’s notes indicate, the park was not rebuilt at the time. On a recent weekend, a newly resurrected Luna Park opened in Coney Island. The new park took only 100 days to build.

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