When I heard a few months ago that there had been an accident on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk’s rollercoaster I knew it’s days had to be numbered. And a quick swing by there this week confirmed that most of the rides are already gone, with only two (that I don’t think were even operational) and the rollercoaster itself left. Who knows how long they’ll linger there, and who knows what will replace them.
Here’s a couple of PGB-type posts from our sibling site A Scrod In New York, enjoy while we are still trying to get PGB moved over to new servers… Keller Hotel Badlands
Update from March 30, 2015 – The Ming Tree has been demolished and construction is underway on its replacement, Maddio’s Pizza, plus a few other stores.
Built in 1971, this was a 160 unit motel with what was billed as a large lobby area, restaurant and conference rooms. It was two stories with concrete block construction and a brick veneer. The property was 3.4 acres and zoned CP “Commercial” with 400 feet frontage and a full median cut. The 2007 property…
Unlike some of the brochures we’ve highlighted recently, including this one on Pleasure Island’s older sister, this one from Disney’s Pleasure Island is easy to pin down to Spring 1993. For one thing it flat out tells us that its prior to Summer 1993 (see the Coming Soon pic for Pleasure Island Jazz Company), and…
Something a little different to look at today: a “tourist” map of Central Florida from 1993 provided by Pringle Development of Leesburg, FL. A full-size version of the map can be found here.