Events October 2021

NY State Pavilion. Photo: Samantha Marsden.

1964 World’s Fair and The Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Fairgrounds

October 9, 2021

The Municipal Art Society is hosting a walking tour through Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, site of the 1964 New York World’s Fair. Following the map plan of the original fairgrounds, the tour will include such sights as the Queens Museum (formerly NYC Pavilion), Philip Johnson’s NY State Pavilion, the Unisphere (exact site of the 1939 Trylon and Perisphere), Port Authority Heliport, the Westinghouse Time Capsule, and the Hall of Science. Tour guide Lloyd Trufelman will provide insights for each of these sites, along with assorted statues, fountains, former pavilion locations and more along the way.

Saturday October 9, 11:00am


This is an in person walking tour.