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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

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Tennis CourtsFlushing Meadows Corona Park

The tennis courts at Flushing Meadows Corona Park are currently closed due to construction. The tennis courts will re-open on Saturday, July 2, 2016.

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