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Historical Landmarks in Corona, NY (New York State Pavilion)

New York State Pavilion

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This article is sponsored by the personal injury attorneys in Corona, NY, in Banville Law, who encourage others to explore the historical landmarks all around New York. 


The New York State Pavilion was built in 1962 by New York World's Fair architects Philip Johnson and Richard Foster. The historical landmark consists of three components, the "Tent of Tomorrow," the Observation Towers, and "Theaterama."

The Tent of Tomorrow is spherical in design, known as the world's highest cable suspension roof, and was once protected by its sixteen 100-foot reinforced concrete piers.

The Observation Towers are composed of three concrete towers, with the tallest scaling at 226 feet high. The observation platforms are no longer accessible to guests but previously were used to take visitors up on the "Sky Streak capsule" elevator to the tower's highest point for impeccable views of the city.

"Theaterama" was initially created as a large circular mass made up of reinforced concrete. The theater was later renovated with additions added, which was then renamed The Queens Theatre. Today, the performing arts facility hosts a variety of activities from live performances, children and adult programs, and theatre and dance.

The pavilion also includes the New York State Power Authority replica of the St. Lawrence hydroelectric plant and the mezzanine that features exhibits of local artwork from nearby museums.

This historical landmark offers so much discovery and exploration for all to enjoy. After spending some time at the Pavilion, make your way over to another historical museum nearby called Louis Armstrong House Museum.

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Laurence P. Banville
Date Published: January 19, 2021
Laurence P. Banville is the managing partner of Banville Law. As an experienced personal injury attorney, Mr. Banville helps clients recover compensation from those responsible for his clients' injuries. Our firm is located in New York City, serving clients from the five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
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