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If you were lucky enough to attend the 64/65 fair, here's your chance to take a nostalgic stroll. And if you didn't get to enjoy a Belgian Waffle or experience the General Motors Futurama exhibit, you'll hear all about it. And more. This tour will uncover numerous remnants of both the 1939/40 and 1964/65 World’s fairs, with a focus on the hidden time capsules, the Fountain of the Planets, the Unisphere, and the historic New York State Pavilion.
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park has lived many lives from marshy tidal wetlands to an early 20th Century ash dump, to the site of not one, but two World Fairs. This tour explores the past, present, and future of this 900-acre park which was an obsession of the late “Master Builder,” Robert Moses. Join playwright, author, and Untapped Cities Tour guide, Justin Rivers as he leads you on a journey through Flushing Meadows’ many unnoticed treasures....Read More
Friday, September 30, 2022
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