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Luna Park - Face & Scenic Railway

18 Cavell Street,, ST KILDA VIC 3182 - Property No B4872

Luna Park in St Kilda was established by the US/Canadian entrepreneur J D Williams, with the three Phillips brothers, Leon, Herman and Harold from Los Angeles. Williams was the main instigator and had established one of the first cinema chains in Australia soon after arriving in 1909. They leased the triangular site of a previous failed amusement park on the St Kilda foreshore in mid 1911 and proceeded to construct an amusement park based on the latest American trends. ... more