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View from the river

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An unusual perspective of the Fair, taken from the Flushing River. Beyond the Roosevelt Ave. Bridge you can make out the USSR and Italy pavilions, along with the Trylon and Perisphere. Photo from the NY Public Library.

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Just did some scouting with Google Streets and there's bad news and good news: pedestrian access isn't good but I've got a nice view with google that looks like a close match:

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Its late in the day for taking pictures and I've been getting lazy recently. :rolleyes:

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Great, Don, thanks!

Here's a pretty good comparison. It certainly illustrates how much bigger the Perisphere was than the Unisphere.

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