(Of course everyone's favorite burning building is the settler's cabin on Tom Sawyer's Island.)
It would not be New York City without some politics and a rally. The photograph shows a rally for Gubernatorial candidate Frank O'Connor parading through Old New York City. Mr. O'Connor was a candidate in 1966. This photo documents the final year of this amazing theme park. Unfortunately like Freedomland, Mr. O'Connor was not successful.
I want to let you know of a new blog focusing on Tiki architecture. Mike is a fantastic historian of vintage Tiki establishments and a good friend.