Several food vendors from the LIC Flea & Food and Astoria Flea & Food at Kaufman Astoria Studios are making their way to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park this Sunday to add their flavor to the World’s Fair festivities.
In anticipation of NYC Parks’ World’s Fair Anniversary Festival, which will be held in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Sunday, May 18, readers of The Queens Courier have been sharing their World’s Fair memories and memorabilia with us.
International engineering company Thornton Tomasetti organized a panel discussion about the 1964 World’s Fair that will be held on Wednesday, May 7, at the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter Center for Architecture.
NYC Parks’ World’s Fair Anniversary Festival, which will be held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on Sunday, May 18, will bring to Queens a day of food, rides, live entertainment and World’s Fair memorabilia.
The New York State Pavilion, a surviving relic of the 1964-65 World’s Fair, was named a “National Treasure” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation on the 50th anniversary of the opening of the famed event.
The “world’s borough” is ready for its six-month-long anniversary party. Officials unveiled a long lineup of Queens events Friday to celebrate the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1964 and 1939 World’s Fairs held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
An exhibition currently on display at the Queens Museum of Art (QMA) is giving viewers an inside look at the construction of the 1939 New York World’s Fair, which was held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. “Future Perfect: Re-Constructing the 1939 New York World’s Fair” will be on display through August 14. It includes original blueprints […]
Even though it has been 45 years since people streamed into Flushing Meadows-Corona Park to attend the World’s Fair, it has left an enduring legacy within the borough. One huge result of the 1964 World’s Fair was creating more of a name for Queens. Bill Cotter, who has co-authored two books on the fair, said […]
“Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion,” a documentary about the history of the iconic Flushing Meadows Corona Park structure and the efforts to save the neglected relic, will debut to the public at the Queens Theatre this May.