Last year at this time, the quest for the landmarking of our Daniel Muller-carved carousel was attained.
The Forest Park Carousel is truly “the Jewel of Forest Park.” In the years that followed of closing and disrepair in the 1980s, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation continued to gain support for landmarking through many years. In this way, our “jewel” would never be closed or neglected and funds could be accessed for its maintenance, security and care and with this protection our beloved carousel will be saved once and for all!
After the GWDC’s correspondence through the years with voluminous files of letters and information from our GWDC office to the Landmark Preservation Commission and the strong advocacy of our Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, the landmarking of the “Jewel of Forest Park” was made official on June 25, 2013. A year goes so fast.
Read the entire article here: http://www.qchron.com/editions/south/woodhaven-developments/article_a8dec1b0-5c6e-5137-a179-33f0d2a75078.html