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Robert Moses' diorama of New York for the 1964 World's Fair

Robert Moses' diorama of New York for the 1964 World's Fair

1964 ... Lunar Lander display ... From the 1964 / 65 NY Worlds Fair (and Flushing Meadow Park)

Lunar Lander display - From the 1964 / 65 NY Worlds Fair (and Flushing Meadow Park)

World's Fair icons: Unisphere, 1964 New York

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One of the few vestiges remaining from the 1963 - 1964 World's Fair, this globe is in Fresh Meadows, Queens. Trump commissioned a smaller replica to grace the front of his building on Columbus Circle.

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1964 World's Fair The Swiss sky ride at the New York World’s Fair on April

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NY World's Fair, 1964-1965, New York City Pavilion

New York World's Fair Observation towers at the New York pavilion, Flushing, Queens, New York.

The Space Age Never Looked Brighter Than It Did in the Mid-1960s

The Space Age Never Looked Brighter Than It Did in the Mid-1960s

The Space Age Never Looked Brighter Than It Did in the Mid-1960s

The Space Age Never Looked Brighter Than It Did in the Mid-1960s

Notes from the Curator's Office: The New York 1964 World's Fair

Robert Moses (fourth from right), in his role as president of the New York World's Fair 1964-65 Corp., watches as President John F. Kennedy inspects a model of the fairgrounds.

Robert Moses (fourth from right), in his role as president of the New York World's Fair Corp., watches as President John F. Kennedy inspects a model of the fairgrounds.

In 1964, Queens became the world's playground. The theme of the New York World's Fair was "Peace Through Understanding," an idea that seemed especially fitting in an era marked by social unrest.

New York World's Fair, 1964 - Photos - New York World's Fair 1964

In Queens became the world's playground. The theme of the New York World's Fair was "Peace Through Understanding," an idea that seemed especially fitting in an era marked by social unrest. Tower of Light designed by TC Howard of Synergetics, Inc.

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