From Coney Island to DUMBO, this virtual program will look at Brooklyn’s surviving historic carousels. We will delve into the history of the art form of carousel design, discuss Brooklyn’s own unique style of carousels, and we will have a special focus on the 1912 carousel in Prospect Park, created by master carver Charles Carmel, and the restoration work done to this masterpiece of carousel design over the years.
- Prospect Park Carousel
- Watch a behind the scenes visit to the Prospect Park Carousel
- Restoration of the B&B Carousell in the New York Times
- Read about Jane’s Carousel during Superstorm Sandy
- Carousel History
- Vintage and Antique Carousels