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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Unisphere and Fountain map_it

  • Architect: Gilmore D. Clarke
  • Description: Spherical world globe, topographical relief, fountain
  • Materials: Stainless steel cage, steel mesh, granite, colored lights (originally)
  • Dimensions: H: 140' W: 120'
  • Dedicated: March 6,1964
  • Donor: USS Steel Corporation; World's Fair Corporation

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

Open swim will not be available on Friday, April 17 from 6:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Lap Swim and other programs will be available.

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

On Sunday, April 19, The pool is closed from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. due to a NYC Parks Department Citywide Aquatics Swimming Competition. Normal scheduling will resume immediately following the competition. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Anticipated Completion: 04/19/2015

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