1964 World’s Fair

Parks enforcement patrol officers catch a group of teens trespassing on the New York State Pavilion Astro-Towers at Flushing-Meadows Corona Park. (Credit: New York City Parks Advocates)

Advocates Call For Action After Teens Scale Queens World’s Fair Astro-Towers Again

Once again, four teenagers have found their way to the top of the long-shuttered and decaying Astro-Towers at the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

04/16/2015

New York State Pavilion from the 1964-1965 World's Fair (credit: Matthew Silva)

Big Celebrations Planned For World’s Fair Anniversaries In Queens

Preparations have gotten under way for a months-long celebration, commemorating the anniversaries of two world’s fairs in Queens.

03/28/2014

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Asimov’s Predictions Vs. Reality Today

Isaac Asimov, an author and professor of biochemistry at Boston U., wrote of the 1964 World’s Fair — which looked ahead to a world without thermonuclear war — and guessed what the world would be […]

01/17/2014