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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 StructuresGoddess Mark II - San Francisco, CA

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Goddess Mark II is the weathered remains of the original Goddess of the Forest, a sculpture from the Golden Gate Exposition in 1939/40.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2011

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresGrand Court - San Francisco, California

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Central court laid out for the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: 9/6/2012

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresJapanese Village (Japanese Tea Garden) - San Francisco, CA

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The Japanese Tea Garden, located in Golden Gate Park, was built for an 1894 International Exposition. Today it is the most famous feature of the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: California

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 10/26/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresApple Cider Press statue - San Francisco, California

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Installed for the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2009

last visited: 9/6/2012

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresDoré vase (La poème de la vigne) - San Francisco, California

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Massive artwork from the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 3/26/2009

last visited: 9/6/2012

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresBill Graham Civic Auditorium - San Francisco, CA

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Though not on the main fair grounds, Exhibition Auditorium was built for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915. This is the only “original” Fair building still standing today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 8/16/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPalace of Fine Arts - San Francisco, CA

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The Palace of the Fine Arts is the only remaining building which was part of 1915's Panama-Pacific International Exposition.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/5/2007

last visited: 10/28/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresAdministration Building - Treasure Island, CA

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This Art Deco building was erected in 1938 as both the administrative center for the Golden Gate International Exposition and the future terminal for the planned San Francisco International Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 8/30/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresHall of Transportation, Treasure Island, CA

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Hall of Transportation was built on Treasure Island for the Golden Gate Exposition of 1939. Also known as Building 2, it was supposed to become an aircraft hangar for a future San Francisco airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPalace of Fine and Decorative Arts, Treasure Island, CA

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Palace of Fine and Decorative Arts was built on Treasure Island for the Golden Gate Exposition of 1939. Also known as Building 3, it was supposed to become an aircraft hangar for a future San Francisco airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 8/30/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresSan Rafael Improvement Club - San Rafael, CA

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The San Rafael Improvement Club once was part of the 1915 World Fair in San Francisco. It was later moved to San Rafael.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/20/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

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