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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Unisphere Tablets (4) map_it

  • Description: Tablets (4) on plinths
  • Materials: Stainless steel, granite
  • Dimensions: H: 25" W: 42"
  • Donor: USS Steel Corporation
  • Inscription: UNISPHERE / DEDICATED TO MAN'S ASPIRATIONS TOWARD PEACE THROUGH MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND SYMBOLIZING HIS ACHIEVEMENTS IN AN EXPANDING UNIVERSE / BUILT AND PRESENTED BY / UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION / TO THE 1964-65 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR, APRIL 22, 1964 / MADE OF STAINLESS STEEL, THE UNISPHERE IS 140' HIGH, 120' IN DIAMETER AND WEIGHS 700,00 POUNDS /

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

Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
    26°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    29°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    34°F

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