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Permanent World Fair and Expo Structures
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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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Image for Parachute Jump - Coney Island, NYview gallery

NENE119.7 km

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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

Image for Statue of Liberty Torch - New York, NYview gallery

NENE123.4 km

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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

Image for Statue of Liberty Head - New York, NYview gallery

NENE123.4 km

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresStatue of Liberty Head - 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: 12/20/2018

Image for McCarthy Square Flagpole - New York, NYview gallery

NENE129.6 km

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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: 7/7/2016

Image for King Jagiello Monument - New York, NYview gallery

NENE135 km

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresKing Jagiello Monument - New York, NY

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This monument to King Jagiello of Poland was erected for the 1939 World's Fair and was later gifted to the City of New York for placement in Central Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: New York

date approved: 10/11/2010

last visited: 10/9/2017

Image for New York State Pavillion - Queens, NYview gallery

NENE140.3 km

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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: 3/17/2019

Image for Queens Museum - Queens, NYview gallery

NENE140.5 km

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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

Image for Free Form - Queens, NYview gallery

NENE140.5 km

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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

Image for Water Fountains - Queens, NYview gallery

NENE140.5 km

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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

Image for Unisphere 1964 Worlds Fair  -  NYview gallery

NENE140.5 km

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresUnisphere 1964 Worlds Fair - NY

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Located in Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member muffy53

location: New York

date approved: 8/23/2009

last visited: 3/17/2019

Image for Freedom of the Human Spirit - Queens, NYview gallery

NENE140.7 km

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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

Image for Reflecting Pools - Queens, NYview gallery

NENE140.7 km

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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

Image for The Rocket Thrower - Queens, NYview gallery

NENE140.8 km

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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

Image for New York Pavillion Mosaics - Queens, NYview gallery

NENE141 km

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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

Image for Entrance Plaza - Queens, NYview gallery

NENE141 km

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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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