Arts & Culture / New York

The Lost 1964 World’s Fair Subway Line and Cars

Earlier this year, we wrote an article about the subway line that ran just for the 1939 World’s Fair and a reader commented that he had a model of the subway car and wanted to know more about it. Looking at the photographs he sent, the reader’s model actually appears to be the subway cars used …

Architecture / New York

“Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion” Documentary Looks At The Birth, Neglect and Hopeful Rebirth of a NYC Landmark

The 1964 World’s Fair pavilion in Flushing Meadows Corona Park by Philip Johnson is viewed by some as a symbol of past glory. To others, it’s just an old, decaying building that has been in the park for decades, prominently featured in the 90s science-fiction action-comedy Men in Black. To the “history nerds and World’s Fair geeks” that filled the …