September 12, 2017 Comments (0) Views: 350 New York News, Outer Boroughs New York

John Catsimatidis’ Coney Island Trolley

Red Apple Group is bringing an amenity from the 1800s to its Ocean Dreams development in Brooklyn’s Coney Island.

A trolley line built by the developer will connect the 440 luxury apartments at 3514 Surf Ave. with the Stillwell Avenue subway station, about a mile away. Red Apple had originally planed to provide bus service to the subway station. “I am designing something even better… a San Francisco trolley,” said John Catsimatidis, owner of Red Apple, to Coney Island News.

A century ago or more, a number of developers created their own transit systems to serve the new neighborhoods — “streetcar suburbs” — along their transit lines.

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