This is the original look of the Idora Park Ballroom, ...

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Photo by Special to The Vindicator | published: April 13, 2012

This is the original look of the Idora Park Ballroom, which was constructed in 1910. It was a popular spot for dances and concerts, ranging from big bands to rock ’n’ roll groups. The ballroom was destroyed by a fire in 2001. Later that year, the park’s signature roller coasters — the Wild Cat and Jack Rabbit — were demolished.



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