The New York State Pavilion (Courtesy NYC Parks Department)
Until recently, the Tent of Tomorrow looked very yesterday. Part of the Philip Johnson–designed New York State Pavilion at the 1964 World’s Fair has been restored to its original color, “American Cheese Yellow,” earlier this month. Read More
Filed Under: 1964 World's Fair, American Cheese Yellow, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, National Trust for Historic Preservation, New York, New York City, New York State Pavilion, Open House New York Weekend, People for the Pavilion, Philip Johnson, Queens, Tent of Tomorrow
The Tent of Tomorrow. (Henry Melcher / AN)
After decaying for years, the New York State Pavilion from the 1964 World’s Fair is getting some TLC. The New York Times reported that $5.8 million was allocated in New York City’s budget to stabilize the Philip Johnson–designed pavilion in Queens.
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Filed Under: 1964 World's Fair, New York, New York City, New York City Parks Department, New York State Pavilion, pavilions, Philip Johnson, Queens, Tent of Tomorrow
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