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Atlantic City, New Jersey: The Steel Pier

It kept amusements -- such as long gone Rex the Diving Horse -- high and dry over the Atlantic Ocean for well over a hundred years.

1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ
On the Boardwalk at Virginia Ave., across from the Hard Rock Casino.
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Ferris Wheel on the Steel Pier.

The Steel Pier

Very old school, but awesome place.

[Vance Erwin, 04/23/2023]

Atlantic City's Steel Pier.

Atlantic City's Steel Pier

The Steel Pier is still open for business [seasonally] as an amusement pier. Trump reneged due to a downturn in the real estate market, and the Steel Pier will remain open for at least the 2009 season.

[robert, 01/03/2009]

July 2015: Photo added, 2010 view.

Steel Pier Closes: No More Wet Horses in AC

The Steel Pier, a legendary amusement venue that juts a thousand feet into the Atlantic Ocean off of Atlantic City, New Jersey, will be shuttered within a week or two. Billionaire Donald Trump, who owns it, wants to make more money from the property.


[09/17/2006] Complete News Story

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