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“Man’s Achievements on a Shrinking Globe in an Expanding Universe”

Weegee, Jet Man Flying Over Unisphere (distortion), ca. 1964 (13149.1993) This year marks the beginning of the 50th anniversary of the 1964/1965 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Running in two six-month segments from April through October in 1964 … Continue reading

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Smart, Witty, Clever: Rare, Early Street Photography by Ansel Adams

At the Zoo, Manhattan, 1953 (372.1984) Sculpture, St. Vartan’s Armenian Church, New York City, 1966 (380.1984) New York World’s Fair, 1964 (375.1984) We recently found several examples of very rare, previously unseen examples of Ansel Adams’ early street photography… Kidding! … Continue reading

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The World of Tomorrow

The 1939 World’s Fair took place in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens. One of the main exhibits of the fair was “The World of Tomorrow,” which explored the idea of what cities would look like in the future. The design … Continue reading

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73 Years Ago Today… The City of the Future!

Vu, May 17, 1939

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