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18 Visions Of The City Of The Future, From The Past

From fanciful flying cars to garden-covered rooftops, here’s a look at what designers have imagined for our cities—and how they’ve shaped our urban future.

In 1939, visitors stood in line for hours to see the Futurama exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, an incredibly detailed model imagining 1960s America. 544 more words

Gardening

Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance

It’s one of the most iconic and enduring symbols in Queens—the 12-story, stainless steel Unisphere, funded and built by U.S. Steel for the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair… 237 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

The Pieta Rosary with Budded Crucifix

Artists throughout the world have created statues, paintings, and tapestries that show various aspects of the life of Mary, the Mother of God. One of the most honored works of art is known as the Pieta, sculpted by 24 year old Michelangelo in 1499. 372 more words

"Man's Achievements on a Shrinking Globe in an Expanding Universe"


Weegee, Jet Man Flying Over Unisphere (distortion), ca. 1964 (13149.1993)

This year marks the beginning of the 50th anniversary of the 1964/1965 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. 118 more words

Fans In A Flashbulb

Official Guide - New York World's Fair

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Front and Back Covers

The thing I enjoy most about collecting is that you just never know where or when the next big find is going to come from. 359 more words

Books