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15 November, 2006

New York State Pavillion

The New York State Pavillion refers to the three building structures shown above, which inclue an elipictical complex (in the background) and two observatory towers. It is located in Flushing Meadows and was built during the 1964 World's Fair, making it a pretty impressive architectural structure for the time. But even now the towers seem nice in the park, even though they really serve no purpose as I am not sure there is access to the observatory deck of the towers anymore.


Blogger Olivier said...

superbe architecture. on trouve sur internet plein de photos de l'exposition de 1964, c'est assez impressionnant

15 November, 2006 05:28  
Blogger Robert said...

Are these the towers used in the movie "Men in Black"?

15 November, 2006 08:39  
Blogger magikthrill said...

Yes, as a matter of fact these towers were used in Men in Black. The film was shot on location in the area.

15 November, 2006 19:21  
Blogger Christy and Wendi said...

I was going to say... Those are in Men in Black!

18 November, 2006 20:35  
Blogger Synthetrix said...

I have longed to see this once-majestic ruin for many years and will finally get to visit New York City this September. Hopefully if will not fall apart before then.

01 March, 2008 01:37  
Blogger Synthetrix said...

Well, I finally made it to NYC. Check out the photos I took of the New York State Pavillion in Flushing Meadows-Corona park at

08 October, 2008 19:56  

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