Then and now: NYC rebuilds iconic Fountain of the Fairs as a fog garden

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Feb. 23, 2021
Source: ASCE News
Then and now: NYC rebuilds iconic Fountain of the Fairs as a fog garden

Queens may lack the iconic skyscrapers of Manhattan and the jewellike brownstones of Brooklyn, but the sprawling borough contains its own quintessential symbol of New York City: the Unisphere. This fountain, which also contains a 140 ft tall stainless steel sculpture of the globe, is a clear a testament to the city’s midcentury, postwar optimism.

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