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City Celebrates 50th Anniversary of World's Fair

Queens officials, groups and residents marked the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World's Fair at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Tuesday with festivities that included a rare tour of the New York State Pavilion.

Updated 04/22/2014 07:40 PM

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Louise Weinberg, registrar and archives manager at the Queens Museum; Joseph Tirella, the author of the new book, "Tomorrow-Land: The 1964-65 World's Fair and the Transformation of America," Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras of Queens, whose district includes the fair site, joined Inside City Hall to look back at the historic event and the push to preserve some of its now-aging relics.

04/22/2014 09:40 PM

 

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