Atlantic City - boardwalk, casino gambling, sandy beaches, and the inspiration for the board game Monopoly
Atlantic City is a resort community located on Absecon Island on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.
The main routes into City are the Black Horse Pike (US 322/40), White Horse Pike (US 30) and the Atlantic City Expressway.
Its location in South Jersey, hugging the Atlantic Ocean between marshlands and islands.
The first boardwalk was built in 1870. Today, it is 4.12 miles (6.63 kilometers) long and 60 feet (18 meters) wide, reinforced with steel and concrete.
Ocean Pier, the worlds first oceanside amusement pier, was built in Atlantic City in 1882.
Other famous piers included the Steel Pier, now used as an amusement pier (opened 1898) and the Million Dollar Pier (opened 1906), now the Pier Shops at Caesars.
"Jitney" providing continuous service to and from the casinos and the rest of the city.
NJ Transit #2514 on the 505.
Nn 1976 casino gambling was approved for Atlantic City. Resorts International was the first legal casino in the eastern United States when it opened on May 26, 1978.
Atlantic City has played second-fiddle to Las Vegas, Nevada, as a gambling land mark in the United States.
The rise of Mike Tyson in boxing, having most of his fights in Atlantic City in the 80s, also helped Citys popularity.
Atlantic City Historical Museum.
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