A 40-ton pipe organ that was one of the largest in the world is in pieces, gathering dust below Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco. An effort has been launched to dust the organ off and bring it back to its former glory.
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.
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.