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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 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: never

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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: never

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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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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresMcCarthy Square Flagpole - New York, NY

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This flagpole was built for display at the 1939 New York World's Fair. It has since moved to it's current location in McCarthy Square in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresGiant Telescope - Berlin, Germany

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A giant telescope built for the Berlin EXPO of 1896

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 6/18/2016

last visited: 8/11/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresLes femmes des six continents - Paris, France

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[FR] Le palais du Trocadéro de 1878 accueille sur sa tribune d’honneur six statues dorées. [EN] Six allegorical statues created for the 1878 l'Exposition Universelle known as The Six Continents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: 9/12/2016

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresLa Galerie des Machines (1878) - Paris, France

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[FR] Deux morceaux de la Galerie des Machines de 1878 sont devenues des cinémas MK2. [EN] Two sections of the Galerie des Machines of 1878 have been turned into MK2 cinemas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPoble Espanyol - Barcelona, Spain

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Located within walking distance from the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, Poble Espanyol is one of the biggest attractions of Barcelona for its unique setting, featuring contemporary art, architecture, crafts, shopping and dining in a quiet and safe site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: 9/23/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresTorre de Utebo - Barcelona, Spain

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The 16th century tower of the church of Our Lady of the Assumption in Utebo has been reproduced at the Poble Espanyol (Spanish village) in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 3/7/2016

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPasserelle Debilly - Paris, France

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[FR] C'est le commissaire général de l'Exposition universelle de 1900, qui décide de construire une passerelle provisoire. [EN] the General Commissioner of the 1900 World's Fair approved the construction of a provisional footbridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/5/2016

last visited: 6/4/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresFountain Espana Ofrecida a Dios - Plaça d'Espanya - Barcelona, Spain

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The monumental fountain that rises up in the centre of the Plaça Espanya is one of the iconic images of Barcelona. It was created for the International Exposition of 1929, with a design by architect Josep Maria Jujol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/25/2016

last visited: 5/26/2016

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresIsba du village Russe - Saint-Cloud (Hauts de Seine), France

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[FR] Cet isbas à Saint-Cloud provient d'un ensemble russe de l'Exposition universelle d'Art et d'industrie de 1867. [EN] This izba at Saint-Cloud came from the Russian exhibit at the 1867 Universal Exposition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresStatue du Général Rapp - Colmar, Alsace, France

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The statue of General Rapp is one of the first major works of Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, it was exhibited at the Exhibition Universelle of 1855, the first world fair in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 3/19/2015

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresLe Portique de Sèvres - Paris, France

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[FR] Portique en céramique qui appartenait à la façade du pavillon de la Manufacture de Sèvres pendant l'Exposition Universelle de 1900. [EN] The colossal glazed stoneware portico was constructed for the Universal Exposition of 1900.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/1/2015

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPabellón de Bellas Artes - Seville, Spain

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The architect Anibal Gonzalez was in charge of the site of the Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929. He left the two main squares of the Exhibition: Spain Square and America Square with the Mudejar, Fine Arts, and Royal Pavilions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: 4/18/2015

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresMusée de l'Homme - Paris, France

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The Musée de l'Homme (English: Museum of Man) is an anthropology museum located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France. It was constructed for the 1937 International Expo in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/10/2014

last visited: 5/3/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPalais de Chaillot - Paris, France

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The Palais de Chaillot is located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France. It was constructed for the 1937 International Expo in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: 5/3/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresWaterwave Life Fountain - Vienna, Austria

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The Waterwave Life Fountain, sculpted from an 18.3-ton monolith of Chilean lapis lazuli, was exhibited at the Austria Pavilion at Expo 1998 in Lisbon, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: 10/7/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresGëlle Fra - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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The Gëlle Fra (or Golden Lady) at the top of the Monument du Souvenir in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, was exhibited at the entrance of the Luxembourg pavilion of the Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Luxembourg

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: 10/2/2005

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresVenetian Towers - Barcelona, Spain

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These pair of towers stand high and tall, overlooking the entire Plaça d'Espanya.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: 9/23/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresMagic Fountain of Montjuïc - Barcelona, Spain

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The Magic Fountain was built for the 1929 Barcelona World's fair, which took place right at this very spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: 9/23/2017

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

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The head and the torch of the Statue of Liberty was on display at the World Fair expo in Paris before being shipped to the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 10/7/2017

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresRiverfront Park Ice Palace - Spokane, Washington, USA

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Originally an attraction of the US Pavilion at Expo 74, this rink is one of the small number of original works left from the World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: 9/19/2015

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