Gallery: PHOTOS: Historic Jane’s Carousel Opens At Brooklyn Bridge Park...

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When the park shut down in the early 80s, the carousel was destined to be dismantled and sold off in pieces at an auction in 1984. But Jane and her husband David, the developer of most of Dumbo and the Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park (the original park along the East River in Brooklyn, before Brooklyn Bridge Park was created), purchased the entire carousel from the auction.

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  1. KEVIN DUNLEAVY December 22, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    I REMEMBER RIDING THAT CAROUSEL AS A KID AT IDORA PARK.THANKS FOR TAKING CARE OF IT.