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Not Everyone Agrees Coney Island Demolition Has Started

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Coney Island observers await the beginning of controversial developer Thor Equities's path of destruction across Surf Avenue, but Thor's hammer has already been wielded, Amusing the Zillion reports. The blog notes the recent under-the-cover-of-darkness demolition of 1124 Surf Avenue, formerly a balloon dart game, Pina Colada stand and tattoo parlor, while expressing outrage over the Department of Buildings's response (the work was carried out without a permit)?a response that includes "no demolition work noted." The inspection was conducted by DOB agent Andrea Bocelli.
· Thor’s Coney Island: Demolition Under the Radar? [ATZ]
· Developer's New Coney Island Looks a Lot Like Old Coney Island [Curbed]