Sitt & Thor Make Coney Push for "208 Season"
[Photos courtesy of Capt. Nemo/Coney Island Message Board]
It definitely looks like, having cleared amusements and tenants from their Coney Island land in 2007, developer Joe Sitt and Thor Equities are looking to generate some revenue from it in 2008. Whether this turns out to be good news for Coney Island remains to be seen--it depends on how successful Thor is and what they place on the property. Regardless, the tireless Coney Island Message Board member known as Capt. Nemo, who's constantly roaming Coney with his camera and conveying interesting news, noticed that more Sitt signs have gone up for stands and flea markets for the, uh, "208" season. (Other signs have already gone up, Capt. Nemo has noted.) This indicates two things: (1.) Less possible Sitt-created vacancy this year and (2.) Someone in Thor's leasing office should proofread the signs before putting the order through. It's unclear how popular "flea markets" on the land where Mr. Sitt demolished attractions will be, although the full plans (or lack thereof) for the land should become clear soon.
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