1964 World's Fair

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Filmmaker to Premiere Documentary on Iconic World's Fair Structures

Matthew Silva's film about the New York State Pavilion will be unveiled on Friday. 

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Flushing Meadows Landmark Getting Painted 'American Cheese' Yellow

The former canopied structure will get new paint with donations from the painter's union.

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Teens Busted for Scaling and Tagging World's Fair Towers

Teens were caught climbing the towers by two Parks officers on patrol, a spokeswoman said.

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Go on a Scavenger Hunt in Flushing Meadows Park to Celebrate World's Fair

The party ends the months-long celebration of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs. 

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New York State Pavilion Restoration Set to Begin With $6M Upgrade

The former 1964 World's Fair structure could cost as much as $52 million to completely renovate.

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Preservationists Raising Funds to Create 3D Scan of New York State Pavilion

The experts hope to bring their 3-D lasers to cover every inch of the structures.

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Forest Hills to Celebrate World's Fair Anniversary with Free Films

The event will take place at the Midway Theater on June 10.

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Original Batmobile, Mrs. Met and Music Planned for World's Fair Party

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park will host a two-part event on May 18 to honor the 1939 and 1964 fairs.

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Museum of the Moving Image to Showcase Films From World's Fairs

Excerpts from six films include footage of a voice-controlled robot and construction of the Unisphere.

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Never-Before-Seen Photos Shown as NYSCI Celebrates Its History

The iconic Queens science museum is digging through its archives for never-before-seen photos. 

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Borough's Global Cuisine On Display at Queens Taste

The event Tuesday night in Flushing brings up to 50 restaurants and shops for guests to enjoy.

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New York State Pavilion Named 'National Treasure' by Restoration Group

The announcement was made on the 50th anniversary of the fair's opening. 

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World's Fair 50th Anniversary Features Pavilion Tour, Warhol Exhibit

The New York State Pavilion will be open to the public for a few hours, among other events.

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New York State Pavilion Opening to Public to Begin Anniversary Events

The Parks Department will host a tour of the structure for its 50th anniversary.

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Parks Plans Public Sessions to Discuss Crumbling World's Fair Site

Residents can share their ideas for the New York State Pavilion.