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February 17, 2022

Amazing Photos of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

The 1964/1965 New York World’s Fair was a world’s fair that held over 140 pavilions and 110 restaurants, representing 80 nations (hosted by 37), 24 US states, and over 45 corporations with the goal and result of building exhibits or attractions at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City. The immense fair covered 646 acres (2.61 km2) on half the park, with numerous pools or fountains, and an amusement park with rides near the lake.

These amazing photos were taken by JFCiesla and his good friend William J. Armstrong of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair at Flushing Meadow, New York.
“It is interesting to look back to what now is over a half century; at the displays, and how life was like back then. It is interesting to see how the average person dressed as he/she went to the Fair. Far more men in suits and women in dresses.”

Flags at New York World's Fair

New York World's Fair

Fall Flowers

7Up Sign


Belgian Village

Bell Phone and Travelers Ins

Bell phone at Dusk

China Pavilion

China Pavilion

Chrysler Pavilion

Chrysler Pavilion

Chrysler Pavilion

Chrysler Pavilion

Chrysler Pavilion

Ford Pavilion

Ford Pavilion

Ford Pavilion

GE Tower

General Mills Sign

GM at night

GM Pavilion GP35

Grand Central Parkway

Greyhound GMC Fishbowl

IBM Pavilion

India Pavilion

Kodak Pavilion

Lowenbrau Beer Garden

Lowenbrau Beer Garden


New York Airways

RCA Tower

Roosevelt Ave. Entrance

Santa Maria entertainment area

Spain Pavilion

Statue from 39-40 Fair

Sunset at lagoon

Sunset at Unisphere

Sunset from NYS tower

Unisphere at night

US Royal Tires

US Royal Tires

US Spacepark

USA Pavillion

USA Space Park

View east from NYS pavilion

View from NYS Tower

View from NYS Tower

View south from NYS Pavilion

Water show fountains


  1. A 4 year old me was there. How beautiful it was tomorrow.

  2. I was 14 yrs. old. My parents got me an unlimited pass. I practically lived in it!!!

    1. Perfect age to go. You must have wonderful memories!




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