U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday announced that the B&B Carousell was officially added to the National Register of Historic Places. The B&B Carousell has a history spanning more than 110 years, spending 84 years on Coney Island. The official designation expands opportunities for federal historic tax credits and other resources to support future preservation and development initiatives.

“B&B Carousell has proven to be a staple of Coney Island since the 1930s and shaped much of the history of the amusement park,” saidGillibrand. “I pushed for this designation because B&B Carousell has stood the test of time and deserves the distinction of being listed on the register.”

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