Jean. C. Silva is the president of the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Conservancy, a civic association that is dedicated in preserving, restoring and maintaining the natural, historic and cultural integrity of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
New York State Pavilion
As the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair is set to mark its 50th anniversary, the Parks Department and an advocacy group are asking the community to share its vision for one of the event’s iconic structures.
The city’s Parks Department will be holding meetings this coming week to get feedback from the community on potential plans for the New York State Pavilion in Flushing-Meadows-Corona Park.
The city’s Parks Department presented plans this week for the crumbling but iconic New York State Pavilion. An option to tear down the deteriorating 1964-65 World’s Fair figure, which is in need of an inordinate amount of internal and external fixes, could cost $14 million. But a plan to restore the site could cost $73 [...]
Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed next Friday. Last week’s answer to “Identify this Place”: New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
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