Gallery: Spiraling Theater Adds Futuristic Flair to Queens’ Iconic Worl...

Design firm Caples Jefferson has made the world-renowned World's Fair site in Queens (you may remember it from a cameo in Men in Black) even more of a spectacle by adding a spiraling viewing pavilion to the infamous Queens Park icon. The Philip Johnson World’s Fair complex was originally built in 1964 and includes a circular pavilion and two towers which were added in 1991. Visible during many a ride to LaGuardia Airport, the old structures were meant to represent the future, and the new pavilion is in keeping with that spacey inspiration.

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