New York State Pavilion

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

The Astro-Towers at the New York State Pavilion, constructed for the 1964 World's Fair at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Teens In Trouble After Climbing To Top Of Old Queens World’s Fair Astro-Towers

Two teenagers were in trouble Thursday night, after making a dangerous climb inside a Queens landmark – the Astro-Towers on the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

03/20/2015

A group has been working to restore the New York State Pavilion, which opened as part of the World's Fair in 1964. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

New Life For New York State Pavilion At 50th Anniversary of World’s Fair

As the 50th anniversary of the historic fair will be marked Tuesday, John Piro and others have been working to return the pavilion to its former glory.

04/20/2014

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

Long-Shuttered N.Y. State Pavilion In Queens To Reopen For 3 Hours Next Month

The long-shuttered New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens will open to the public for three hours next month, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World’s Fair.

03/25/2014

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

Filmmaker Tries To Save New York World’s Fair Pavilion

A local filmmaker is trying to save the ruins of the New York State Pavilion from the 1964-65 World’s Fair in Queens.

07/08/2013

Makoto Maki

Boy, 3, Found After Vanishing From Van In Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

A 3-year-old boy was found safe after disappearing Monday evening from Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

12/31/2012