Vintage Photograph Shows Original Map Floor of the New York State Pavilion at 1964-65 World's Fair

The Tent of Tomorrow in the New York State Pavilion from the 1964-65 World’s Fair. At what is now Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens. On the floor the largest map in the world at the time, a 130-by-166-foot map of New York State.
The Tent of Tomorrow in the New York State Pavilion from the 1964-65 World’s Fair. At what is now Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens. On the floor the largest map in the world at the time, a 130-by-166-foot map of New York State.
Photo: NYDN

You would never know it now, but the floor of the "Tent of Tomorrow" in the New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park used to have an impressive map across the entire floor, showing the state of New York in full detail.

The Tent of Tomorrow in the New York State Pavilion from the 1964-65 World’s Fair. At what is now Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens. On the floor the largest map in the world at the time, a 130-by-166-foot map of New York State.

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Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
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