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Corona »

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.

Corona »

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.

Forest Hills »

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

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

Corona »

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.

Astoria »

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.

Corona »

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. 

Flushing »

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.

Corona »

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

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

Corona »

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.

Corona »

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.

Corona »

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

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

Corona »

Filmmaker Hopes Documenting Decaying Queens Landmark Can Help Save It

A teacher and filmmaker wants to document the history of the New York State Pavilion.

Corona »

Neglected Fountain of the Planets Has Few Friends in Queens Park

The fountain, built for the 1964 World's Fair, has become an eyesore in the decades since.

Flushing & Whitestone »

New Documentary Will Introduce 1964 World's Fair to Younger Generations

Filmmaker Ryan Ritchey is seeking archival footage of the landmark event in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

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