While there is some residential construction underway at Coney Island, it's behind schedule and far less extensive than envisioned when the area was rezoned. The recession and soft housing market may explain some of that lag, but infrastructure needs and flooding problems are also part of the picture.

Coney Island's Invisible Towers

The Bloomberg administration has rolled the dice on a major rezoning and costly infrastructure upgrades in Coney Island. Will the hoped-for development ever appear?