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Where is it?

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I sense a forum roadtrip...

Taken from <a href="http://www.earthstation9.com/1964_new1.htm" target="_blank">http://www.earthstation9.com/1964_new1.htm</a>

Where Is It?

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The "Amphitheatre" was demolished in the mid 1990s.

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The "Austria Pavilion" becomes a ski lodge in Western New York.

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The "Spanish Pavilion" moved to St Louis, Missouri and is part of a Marriott Hotel.

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The "Christian Science Pavilion" becomes a church in Poway, California.

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The Carousel from "Carousel Park" is still in Flushing Meadow Park today. Now it's called "The Carousel in the Park".

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The Carousel in the "Belgian Village" (constructed in 1885) moved to La Ronde in Montreal for Expo 67. It still there today (although currently under renovation).

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The "Coca-Cola" Carillon went to Stone Mountain, Georgia.

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The "Column of Jerash", donated by King Hussein of Jordon, still stands in the Park.

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The "Freedom of the Human Spirit" sculpture by Marshall Fredericks was resurfaced and moved to the main entrance of Arthur Ashe US Tennis Center.

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The "Hall of Science" becomes the New York Hall of Science.

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The "Heliport" becomes a banquet and catering facility called "Terrace on the Park".

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The "Johnson Wax" theater is part of the Johnson office complex in Racine, Wisconsin.

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The "Mormon Pavilion" became a church on Long Island.

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The "New York City Pavilion" becomes the Queen's Museum.

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The "Carousel of Progress" moves to Disneyland. Then on to Disney World in 1973.

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"It's a Small World" and "Abraham Lincoln" eventually made it to Disney World.

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"Rocket Thrower" is still standing in it's original location.

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The "updated" New York City Panorama can be seen in the Queen's Museum.

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The "New York State Pavilion" continues to deteriorate but may find life as a proposed Air & Space Museum.

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Most "lampposts" find a new home at the Orange County Fairgrounds.

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The closed-circuit TV's spread out across the US performing security duty.

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"Parker Pen's Pavilion" offices become the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake-of-the-Ozarks, Missouri.

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Concrete Markers adorn the location of the Time Capsules.

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The "Singer Bowl" becomes Louis Armstrong Stadium.

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The "Space Park" deteriorated to the point that it was eventually removed.

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"Theaterama" is now Queen's Theatre in the Park.

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José de Rivera's (1904-1985) "Form" sculpture is in it's original location. It doesn't revolve anymore. The motor stopped working sometime in 1972.

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"Forms in Transit" by Theodore Roszak (1907–1981) is deteriorating in it's original location.

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The "Uniroyal Tire" was moved to Uniroyal's Sales Offices in Detroit. It's now just a landmark off I-75.

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The "US Pavilion" was finally torn down in 1976-77.

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The "Wisconsin Pavilion" became a radio station in Neillsville, Wisconsin.

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The "Underground House" is still there, buried under top soil.

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"Shea Stadium" is still there as well as the "Unisphere".

And the Dinosaurs?

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Ankylosaurus: Cleveland Zoo.

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Corythosaurus: Independence, Kansas.

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Stegosaurus: entrance to Dinosaur National Monument in Utah.

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Struthiomimus: Milwaukee Public Museum.

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Triceratops: Louisville, Kentucky.

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Tyrannosaurus Rex and Brontosaurus: Dinosaur Valley State Park, Glen Rose, Texas.

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Ornitholestes was stolen at one time but it was recovered on a nearby beach. It's location is unknown to this day.

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Space park has been renovated and stands adjacent to The Hall of Science-Jerry

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....blowtorched into pieces, and then urban legend has it that the pieces were dumped into a nearby body of water.

that saddens me. but i guess good things end up that way sometimes...

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The rumor was that Disney wanted it shipped to Anaheim, but balked at the cost. Thus it was destroyed, and maybe, dumped quite near by.

Quite the shame, it was a wondrous thing.

Just about anything there is to do with the fair can be found at the superb nywf64.com, including "where are they now's."

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<!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->The "Christian Science Pavilion" becomes a church in Poway, California.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

But it was sadly razed last year, Cecilia. Here's a link to the earlier PTU thread about its depressing demise:

<a href="http://www.peacethroughunderstanding.org/index.php?showtopic=5650&hl=Christian+Science" target="_blank">Christian Science Pavilion: End of a Legacy</a>

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But, upon hearing of the impending destruction of the pavilion, PTUer Gary Holmes went on a pilgrimage to Poway and rescued a skylight from the CS church pavilion and it resides now in Wurtsboro, NY, awaiting refurb.

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Isn't a portion of the Vatican Pavilion still in existence in New England (or at least the external mural)?

And is Shea destined for demolition when the new stadium for the Mets is completed?

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Yes, the sculptures (don't know what they were called) that were near the entrance to the Vatican pavilion are at a church or monastery in Kennebunkport, Maine.

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Anyone have pictures of te dinosaurs in Glen Rose that we can use in our book and send them to me today? I have some shots but they're too small, so any help is more than welcome!

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