Late 19th or Early 20th Century. The boardwalk was originally built to keep sand out of the hotels. Atlantic city, in it's early days of the 1850's was a health spa and middle class vacation playground. Leisurely walks, or rides, along the boardwalk were a famous attraction.
Sheet music. 1905
Same song, different version
Early 20th Century Postcard
1908 Postcard, Boardwalk at night
No date on this one. But early 20th century.
A Boardwalk pastime. 1914
Rolling Chairs in 1961, around the time I went with my mother.
This must be late 1960's. The rolling cars have lost their elegance, and there's some horrible piece of institutional architecture added to the otherwise elegant cityscape.
Now Atlantic City is a big gambling strip and since I don't like to print ugly images on my blog I'll stop while the going's good.