Playland Park

3420 South Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Defunct, Operated from ≤ to -

Defunct Roller Coasters: 1

NameTypeDesignScaleOpenedClosed
unknownSteelSit DownKiddie

Location

A park advertisement stated the location as "Located On South Federal Highway; At Andrews Avenue Junction; Fort Lauderdale Florida" and a picture postcard stated the address as "3420 S. Federal Hwy.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla." When the park existed it's section of South Federal Highway followed the path of present day SE 6th Avenue. In the 1980s Interstate 595 was built and the junction of the two roads no longer exists. The west bound lanes of Interstate 595 were built over the former park location.

Notes

The April 13th, 1957 issue of The Billboard stated the park had six kiddie rides. A picture postcard shows a miniature gauge railway, carousel, ferris wheel and kiddie coaster.

Owner / Operator

The April 13th, 1957 issue of The Billboard stated John L. Sullivan as the manager. Both Cleo & John L. Sullivan were listed as addressees in a picture postcard.

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