1964 view from the observation towers of the New York State Pavilion; the Unisphere is in the center, Shea Stadium at far background left
View of the Unisphere with world flags
Old Flushing Burial Ground, used in the 17th and 18th centuries, now a park
New Amsterdam, centered in the eventual Lower Manhattan, in 1664, the year England took control and renamed it "New York"
Loaned from the Vatican, the sculpture by Michelangelo entitled, Pietà, was among the most popular exhibits at the fair
Ash Street, now called Ash Avenue, in the early 20th century
Fort George and the City of New York c. 1731. Royal Navy ships of the line are seen guarding what would become New York Harbor.
West Berlin Pavilion, by Hans Wehrhahn
Flushing in 1882
Columbia University was founded by royal charter in 1754 under the name of King's College.
Space Park, as it appeared in December 1963 before its official opening
Map of Flushing in 1891
The Battle of Long Island, the largest battle of the American Revolution, took place in Brooklyn in 1776.
Wisconsin Pavilion
Flushing Chinatown
Broadway follows the Native American Wickquasgeck Trail through Manhattan.
Bourbon Street Pavilion
Street vendor selling fruit under the Flushing–Main Street LIRR station
The current 5 boroughs of Greater New York as they appeared in 1814. Bronx was in Westchester County, Queens County included modern Nassau County, Kings County had 6 towns, one of which was Brooklyn, New York City is shown by hatching in southern New York County on the island of Manhattan, and Richmond County on Staten Island.
Concept car inside the General Motors Pavilion
A construction worker atop the Empire State Building as it was being built in 1930. The Chrysler Building is behind him.
Westinghouse Pavilion
Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapati Devasthanam Hindu Temple
Manhattan's Little Italy, Lower East Side, circa 1900
Fountains and a reflecting pool mark the approach to the Unisphere
Sikh Center in Flushing
The Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, a designated U.S. National Historic Landmark and National Monument, as the site of the June 1969 Stonewall riots and the cradle of the modern gay rights movement
Rocket Belt Man graphics
Map of Waldheim, early 20th century
United Airlines Flight 175 hits the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
The Unisphere (2010)
Flushing Commons, seen from Lippmann Plaza near 39th Avenue and 138th Street
The core of the New York City metropolitan area, with Manhattan Island at its center
Ruins of the New York State Pavilion observatory towers in 2006
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Aerial view of some remaining structures in Flushing Meadows in 2004, including the ruins of the New York State Pavilion in the foreground.
The East-West School
Lower and Midtown Manhattan, as seen by a SkySat satellite in 2017
The carillon was moved to Stone Mountain in Georgia.
Queens College's Student Union building
Central Park in Winter by Raymond Speers, in Munsey's Magazine, February 1900
One of the General Mills arches was moved to Rocky Point State Park in Rhode Island.
Branch of the Queens Public Library in Flushing
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park was used in both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fair, with the Unisphere as the centerpiece of the latter and which remains today.
Contents of the 1964 Westinghouse Time Capsule
The Flushing–Main Street, the terminal station of the IRT Flushing Line
The Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York Harbor is a symbol of the United States and its ideals of freedom, democracy, and opportunity.
The observation towers of the interactive dark ride Men in Black: Alien Attack are cleaned-up smaller replicas of the original structures
View of The Pond and Midtown Manhattan from the Gapstow Bridge in Central Park, one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, in 2019
Westinghouse Time Capsule
California sea lions play at the Bronx Zoo, the world's largest metropolitan zoo.
RCA Pavilion
A map of racial distribution in New York, 2010 U.S. census. Each dot is 25 people:
Johnson Wax Pavilion
The landmark Neo-Gothic Roman Catholic St. Patrick's Cathedral, Midtown Manhattan
Kodak Pavilion
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents in Brooklyn. Brooklyn has the largest Jewish community in the United States, with approximately 600,000 individuals.
Ford Pavilion
The Islamic Cultural Center of New York in Upper Manhattan was the first mosque built in New York City.
Transportation and Travel Pavilion
Ganesh Temple in Flushing, Queens, is the oldest Hindu temple in the Western Hemisphere.
Alaska Pavilion
The New York Stock Exchange, by a significant margin the world's largest stock exchange per market capitalization of its listed companies, at US$23.1 trillion as of April 2018. Pictured is the exchange's building on Wall Street.
Hong Kong Pavilion
The Deutsche Bank Center as viewed from Central Park West
Underground World Home exhibit
Times Square is the hub of the Broadway theater district and a media center. It also has one of the highest annual attendance rates of any tourist attraction in the world, estimated at 50 million.
The Hall of Science is a science museum today
The I Love New York logo, designed by Milton Glaser in 1977
1964{{endash}}1965 New York World's Fair US postage stamp
Rockefeller Center is home to NBC Studios.
Souvenir ashtray
Times Square Studios, home of Good Morning America
Butler Library at Columbia University, described as one of the most beautiful college libraries in the United States
The Washington Square Arch, an unofficial icon of both New York University (NYU) and its Greenwich Village neighborhood
New York-Presbyterian Hospital, affiliated with Columbia University and Cornell University, the largest hospital and largest private employer in New York City and one of the world's busiest
The New York Police Department (NYPD) is the largest police force in the United States.
Police officers of New York Police Department (NYPD)
The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) is the largest municipal fire department in the United States.
The Stephen A. Schwarzman Headquarters Building of the New York Public Library, at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street
The fast-paced streets of New York City, January 2020
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, part of Museum Mile, is one of the largest museums in the world.
Smorgasburg opened in 2011 as an open-air food market and is part of the Brooklyn Flea.
As of 2012, the city had about 6,000 hybrid taxis (shown) in service, the largest number of any city in North America.
New York City Hall is the oldest City Hall in the United States that still houses its original governmental functions.
The New York County Courthouse houses the New York Supreme Court and other offices.
Eric Adams, the current and 110th Mayor of New York City
New York City is home to the two busiest train stations in the U.S., including Grand Central Terminal.
The New York City Subway is the world's largest rapid transit system by number of stations.
The Port Authority Bus Terminal, the world's busiest bus station, at 8th Avenue and 42nd Street
John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States
The Staten Island Ferry shuttles commuters between Manhattan and Staten Island.
Yellow medallion taxicabs are widely recognized icons of the city.
8th Avenue, looking northward ("uptown"). Most streets and avenues in Manhattan's grid plan incorporate a one-way traffic configuration.
The George Washington Bridge, connecting Upper Manhattan (background) from Fort Lee, New Jersey across the Hudson River, is the world's busiest motor vehicle bridge.
The growing skyline of Long Island City, Queens (background),<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-30/nyc-s-fastest-growing-neighborhood-gets-180-million-investment|title=NYC's Fastest-Growing Neighborhood Gets $180 Million Investment|first=Henry|last=Goldman|date=October 30, 2018|publisher=Bloomberg L.P|access-date=October 30, 2018}}</ref> facing the East River and Manhattan in May 2017
The Grand Concourse in the Bronx, foreground, with Manhattan in the background in February 2018
St. George, Staten Island as seen from the Staten Island Ferry, the world's busiest passenger-only ferry system, shuttling passengers between Manhattan and Staten Island
The Asia gate entrance to the Bronx Zoo, the world's largest metropolitan zoo.
The Spanish Harlem Orchestra. New York City is home to nearly 3 million Latino Americans, the largest Hispanic population of any city outside Latin America and Spain.
The Financial District of Lower Manhattan including Wall Street, the world's principal financial center

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 the final result of building exhibits or attractions at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City.

- 1964 New York World's Fair

Flushing is a neighborhood in the north-central portion of the New York City borough of Queens.

- Flushing, Queens

Flushing had been a Dutch settlement, named after the city of Vlissingen (anglicized into "Flushing").

- 1964 New York World's Fair

The site hosted two World's Fairs, in 1939–1940 and 1964–1965, and the park infrastructure reflects the construction undertaken for the Fairs.

- Flushing, Queens

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, with its 897 acres making it the city's fourth largest park, was the setting for the 1939 World's Fair and the 1964 World's Fair and is host to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and the annual U.S. Open Tennis Championships tournament.

- New York City

A community numbering 20,000 Korean-Chinese (Chaoxianzu or Joseonjok) is centered in Flushing, Queens, while New York City is also home to the largest Tibetan population outside China, India, and Nepal, also centered in Queens.

- New York City
1964 view from the observation towers of the New York State Pavilion; the Unisphere is in the center, Shea Stadium at far background left

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Borough of New York City, coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York.

Borough of New York City, coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York.

Catherine of Braganza, Queen of England
Queens Boulevard, looking east from Van Dam Street, in 1920. The newly built IRT Flushing Line is in the boulevard's median.
Location of Queens (red) within New York City (remainder white)
Aerial view of Queens looking north from the vicinity of John F. Kennedy International Airport, showing development patterns typical of the borough
A typical residential street in Jackson Heights
Long Island City, a neighborhood in western Queens
Forest Hills Gardens
The Elmhurst Chinatown (艾姆赫斯特 唐人街) at the corner of Broadway and Dongan Avenue
Street scene in Astoria, a largely Greek-American neighborhood
Little India in Jackson Heights
Ridgewood is home to a large Puerto Rican community
Rocket Thrower (1963) at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
JetBlue headquarters in Queens
Long Island City is one of New York City's fastest-growing neighborhoods.
Citi Field, the home of the New York Mets
Arthur Ashe Stadium interior, US Open 2014
The Queens County Courthouse was built in 1938 and houses the borough's Supreme Court, Surrogate Court and County Clerk.
LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens
Queens College is part of the City University of New York.
A branch of the Queens Public Library in Flushing
John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States
A multibillion-dollar reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport was announced in July 2015.
46th Street – Bliss Street subway station
Flushing – Main Street LIRR station
Newtown Creek with the Midtown Manhattan skyline in the background.
Air Train JFK path above the Van Wyck Expressway
Standard cross-street signs for a single-named Boulevard and a co-named Avenue, in Queens
The Triborough Bridge connects Queens with Manhattan and the Bronx.

Located on Long Island, it is the largest borough of New York City in area; it is bordered by the borough of Brooklyn at the western tip of Long Island to its west and Nassau County to the east.

Queens became a borough during the consolidation of New York City in 1898, combining the separate towns of Long Island City, Newtown, Flushing, Jamaica, and western Hempstead.

In later years, Queens was the site of the 1939 New York World's Fair and the 1964 New York World's Fair.

View of New York State Pavilion tower and the Unisphere in 2013

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park

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View of New York State Pavilion tower and the Unisphere in 2013
The park in fall
Aerial view of the Corona Ash Dumps, circa the early 1920s
The 1939 New York World's Fair
The Unisphere at the 1964/1965 World's Fair
Nike Go Play Day - Skate Kitchen and Quell skateboarding meet up hosted by Leo Baker at the Maloof Skatepark
Looking across Meadow Lake
A R33 World's Fair subway car leading the Train of Many Colors at Mets–Willets Point.

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, often referred to as Flushing Meadows Park, or simply Flushing Meadows, is a public park in the northern part of Queens, New York City.

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park was created as the site of the 1939 New York World's Fair and also hosted the 1964 New York World's Fair.

The park is named after the nearby neighborhoods of Flushing and Corona, which are separated by the park.