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"In a way, the ruin is even more haunting than the original structure"
Philip Johnson

Screenings

Queens Theatre, May 22nd at 8PM - SOLD OUT!

Queens Theatre, May 23nd at 3PM

The Queens Historical Society, July 26th at 2:30 PM


The Queens Museum, August 15th at 3:00 PM

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News



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.
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NYS Pavilion documentary premiere May at Queens Theatre

Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion,” a documentary about the history of the iconic Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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RUINS OF THE WORLD’S FAIR

THE NEW YORK STATE PAVILION, OR HOW PHILIP JOHNSON’S FUTURISTIC ARCHITECTURE WAS ALMOST FORGOTTEN
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New York State Pavilion Receives $5.8 Million for Restoration

The New York State Pavilion, a 1964 World’s Fair colossus that rests off an expressway in Queens
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Do World's Fair Relics of Queens’ Past Have a Place in Its Future?

You can see them from at least three highways in Queens, rising up like futuristic beacons
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BrianLehrer.tv

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WORLD’S FAIR PAVILION: RESTORING THE TENT OF TOMORROW
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Daily News

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz promises New York State Pavilion is safe from wrecking ball
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New York Times

In Queens, the Fate of a Towering Relic From the 1964 World’s Fair Is Debated
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Daily News

Preserving crumbling World’s Fair icon could cost at least $43M
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Queens Courier

Millions needed to save New York State Pavilion: Parks Department.
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Daily News

Seeking new visions for a World’s Fair relic in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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"The essential feature of a landmark is not its design, but the place it holds in a city's memory"
-Herbert Muschamp

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"We will probably be judged not by the monuments we build but by those we have destroyed"
-Ada Louise Huxtable
"We will probably be judged not by the monuments we build but by those we have destroyed"
-Ada Louise Huxtable

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