World’s Fair

The Unisphere at the World's Fair in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, New York. (Ron White)

StarDate 4/22/2014: 50-Year Anniversary Of ‘Space Fair’

The 1964 World’s Fair in Queens, New York, was all about the future. It opened 50 years ago today, offering visitors a chance to see TV phones, a computer that could read handwriting, and a futuristic new sports car: the Ford Mustang.


Palace of Fine Arts in 1919 (Wikipedia)

Bay Area To Bid On 2020 World’s Expo

A Silicon Valley business group is spearheading an effort to bring the world’s fair back to the Bay Area, an event that could pump more than $5 billion into our economy.



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