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World Fairs have been around for over 150 years and their buildings and landscaping are often very innovative. This category seeks to waymark those unique, permanently built, historic places designed for World Fairs and Expositions.
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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresTeatro Lope de Vega (Sevilla, Andalucía, España)

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[FR] Théâtre de Séville, construit à l'occasion de l'Exposition ibéro-américaine. [EN] Seville Theater, built on the occasion of the Ibero-American Exhibition. [ES] Teatro de Sevilla, construido con motivo de la Exposición Iberoamericana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/28/2018

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresEU Pavillion - Expo92 - Sevilla, España

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This is the pavillion of European Union in Expo92, Sevilla.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 10/29/2018

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresFestival of Britain Pleasure Gardens - Battersea Park, London, UK

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The Festival of Britain was held in 1951 and was spread across several sites. Battersea Park hosted the Festival Pleasure Gardens some of which can still be seen today. A green plaque marks the location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2018

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPavilion World Fair Vienna 1873 - Wien, Austria

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Pavillon der Wiener Weltausstellung 1873 / Pavilion of the World Fair Vienna 1873

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 8/15/2018

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresStatue of Liberty Torch - New York, NY

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The original torch for the Statue of Liberty was built for, and displayed at, the Pairs and Philadelphia world fairs before being shipped to New York. Today, the original torch, the one from the world's fair, is in the pedestal of the statue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/7/2018

last visited: 7/7/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresThe Rocket Thrower - Queens, NY

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One of a few sculptures still left over from the 1964 Worlds Fair in Flushing Meadows park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/7/2018

last visited: 7/7/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresEntrance Plaza - Queens, NY

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The main entrance for the 1939 and 1964 World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/7/2018

last visited: 7/7/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresQueens Museum - Queens, NY

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The Queens Museum building, built for the 1939 Worlds Fair, was originally called the New York City Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: 7/6/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresNew York Pavillion Mosaics - Queens, NY

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A series of six mosaics on the ground at the entrance to Flushing Meadows Park in Queens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: 7/6/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresWater Fountains - Queens, NY

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A series of water fountains spread throughout Flushing Meadows park were built specifically for the fair, and still continue to operate to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: 7/6/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresNew York State Pavillion - Queens, NY

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One of the only fully abandoned structures from the 1964 Worlds Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: 7/6/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresFreedom of the Human Spirit - Queens, NY

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A large sculpture commission for the 1964 Worlds Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: 7/6/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresFree Form - Queens, NY

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One of a few sculptures still left over from the 1964 Worlds Fair in Flushing Meadows park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: 7/6/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresReflecting Pools - Queens, NY

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A series of five reflecting pools in Flushing Meadows Park were built for the 1964 World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: 7/6/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresParachute Jump - Coney Island, NY

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A ride that was built for the worlds fair in 1939, was moved here to Coney Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/4/2018

last visited: 7/4/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresGalleries Couvertes du Parc des Sources - Vichy, France

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[FR] Les galeries couvertes, dues au ferronnier Emile Robert, proviennent de l'Exposition universelle de Paris de 1889. [EN] The covered galleries, constructed by the ironsmith Emile Robert, come from the Paris Universal Exposition of 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 6/20/2018

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresGare do Oriente - Lisboa, Portugal

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Gare do Oriente is one of the main Portuguese intermodal transport hubs, and is situated in the civil parish of Parque das Nações, municipality of Lisbon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresHomem Sol - Lisboa, Portugal

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This Sculpture called "Homem Sol" was placed here for the Expo 98.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresSchoelcher Library - Fort-de-France, Martinique

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The Schoelcher Library is located at the corner of the Rue de la Liberté and Rue Victor Sévère, in Fort-de-France, Martinique.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Martinique

date approved: 3/16/2018

last visited: 3/30/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresInukshuks - Spring Hill - QLD - Australia

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Inukshuks at Gregory Terrace , Pedestrian Bridge, Victoria Park, Spring Hill , 4000

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 11/7/2017

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresLe chalet des Grisons - Boulogne-Billancourt (Hauts-de-Seine), France

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[FR] Cette construction a été bâti en Suisse, par l'entreprise Kuoni pour l'Exposition universelle de 1878. [EN] This construction was built in Switzerland by the company Kuoni for the Universal Exposition of 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 9/25/2017

last visited: 2/11/2018

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresThe Vans Restaurant - Belmont, CA

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This structure from the Panama Pacific International Exposition was shipped from San Francisco to Belmont, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2017

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresWilliam Henry Seward Statue - Seattle, WA

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The William Henry Seward monument was specifically commissioned for display during the Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition in 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Washington

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresCarousel of Progress - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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The Carousel of Progress was originally built for the 1964 New York City World's Fair by Walt Disney. After the fair, the building was moved to Disneyland until 1973. It then found its permanent home here at the Magic Kingdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Florida

date approved: 9/16/2017

last visited: 9/16/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresButler-Perozzi Fountain - Ashland, OR

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This fountain was displayed as part of the San Francisco Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 and then purchased and relocated to Lithia Park in 1916.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Washington

date approved: 9/16/2017

last visited: never

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