In memoriam to former New York City mayor David Dinkins, the city’s first Black mayor, we first shared the history
A new video series by artist Aaron Asis, who is also our new Artist in Residence at Untapped Cities, goes into the forgotten and abandoned places in NYC. In the latest, we go into the off-limits New York State Pavilion, a remnant of the 1964 World's Fair in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
See how Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens was transformed by the 1964 World's Fair in rarely-seen vintage photographs from the NYC Parks Photo Archive!
The street grid that gives shape to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park is a unique remnant of both the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs that you can still see, and walk, today.
New dates just added for our Tour of the Remnants of the World's Fairs at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park!
Before the New York State Pavilion and Unisphere became symbols of the World's Fair in Flushing, Queens, the Trylon and Perisphere towered over the 1939 World's Fair. Learn 10 facts about these two missing icons!
From its association with the United Nations to relics of the World's Fairs, here are the top 10 secrets of the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
The new retractable roof on the Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships made its first closure, and photographer Steven Wu has a timelapse of it.
While much of Flushing Meadows Park was rebuilt for the 1964 World's Fair, the remnants of the 1939 World's Fair are significant if you know where to look.
The winners of a visionary ideas competition to reimagine the abandoned New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows, Queens, built for the 1964 World's Fair.