1964-1965 New York World's Fair, The (Images Of Modern America)
1964-1965 New York World's Fair, The (Images of Modern America)
Advertised as the Billion-Dollar Fair, the 19641965 New York Worlds Fair transformed a sleepy park in the borough of Queens into a fantasy world enjoyed by more than 51 million visitors from around the world. While many countries and states exhibited at the fair, the most memorable pavilions were built by the giants of American industry. Their exhibits took guests backward and forward in time, all the while extolling how marvelous everyday life would be through the use of their products. Many of the techniques used in these shows set the standard for future fairs and theme parks, and the pavilions that housed them remain the most elaborate structures ever built for an American fair. The 19641965 New York Worlds Fair showcases the beauty of this international spectacular through rare color photographs, published here for the first time.
About the Author
Bill Cotter and Bill Young are well-known experts on the 19641965 New York Worlds Fair and are the authors of two previous books on the subject for Arcadia. Both have also contributed to numerous books, magazine articles, and documentaries on this and other worlds fairs. Parts...