Last week, on what was the 95th anniversary of its opening, the Coney Island Boardwalk was fittingly recognized as a New York City landmark. The Landmark Preservation Commission voted unanimously to designate arguably one of the most famous waterfront promenades in the world. It has certainly had its share of hardships throughout history; sections of the boardwalk have been changed due to wear and tear and especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Many advocates have said that while the boardwalk and area have changed, it carries a cultural and social significance that still remains vital to the borough and city. The boardwalk will now be in elite company with the likes of the Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, Carnegie Hall, Empire State Building, Flatiron Building, Grand Central Station, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and many others designated as landmarks. We at Feltman’s are very proud and humbled to be in the presence of such a historic place.
This update is by Feltman’s of Coney Island, a symbol of American tradition and quality for decades and the proud maker of the original hot dog originally founded by its namesake Charles Feltman, the inventor of the first hot dog. Feltman’s hot dogs are free of nitrates and artificial ingredients, using all natural beef to create an experience that explodes with incredible, original flavor. For more information, please visit one of the locations in Brooklyn or Feltman’s Kitchen on St. Marks Place in the East Village to try some of the best hot dogs in the country.