Queens, New York: Ruins of the New York State Pavilion

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Flushing Meadows Park

Address:
111th St., Queens, NY
Directions:
Flushing Meadows Park. By subway (recommended) take the #7 train to 111th St. in Queens. Walk downhill on 111th St. (south) for four blocks. Just after you cross under a bridge, you'll see the rockets to the left; you can cut diagonally through the parking lot to get to them. To get to the ruins, walk past the rockets, turn right at the supersonic jet sculpture, walk behind the building, then make a left at the geodesic dome and walk across the bridge over the Grand Central Pky. You'll see the Unisphere ahead to the right. Walk to it, then continue straight past it. You'll see the ruins ahead, to the right.
Admission:
Free
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NY State Pavilion.

Ruins of the New York State Pavilion

The most futuristic building of the future-skewed 1964-65 New York World's Fair. Now a gated ruin, but still fun to look at.

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Ruins of the New York State Pavilion.

Ruins of the New York State Pavilion

Walking distance from the Unisphere. Find some bricks to stand on and get a peek inside. It's like going back in time.

[Brianne, 10/03/2016]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Time Capsules from the 1939 and 1964 World's FairsTime Capsules from the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs, Queens, NY - < 1 mi.
World's Fair - The UnisphereWorld's Fair - The Unisphere, Queens, NY - < 1 mi.
1964-65 New York World's Fair Attractions1964-65 New York World's Fair Attractions, Queens, NY - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, NY - 13 mi.

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