The Asbury Park boardwalk has been a destination for both locals and tourists for well over 100 years, but new proposals are planning to bring a distinctively modern feel to the classic boardwalk.

The Asbury Park Press is reporting that the project will start with a simple rebuild of the actual boardwalk itself, expected to start in 2018 and continue into 2019.

In addition, developers are proposing modernizing major areas of the boardwalk, including the pavilions at both Fourth and Fifth Avenues.

Here's the story from APP, including some of the concept art:

What do you think, will it be a welcome modernization of an ageing seaside resort, or is it taking some of the character away from a classic? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section!


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