Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture. Originally named Elephant Bazaar, Lucy was built to promote real estate sales and attract tourists. Today, Lucy is the oldest surviving roadside tourist attraction in America.
Quirky waterfront landmark, a 6-story elephant-shaped building built in 1881, with tours & views.
A fun place to see something you've never seen before! Take the tour as its an interesting wea bit of history as well.
"Do it for the Gram" and to see a slice of our local, iconic, and BIZZARE attractions.
Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, approximately five miles south of Atlantic City.
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