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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Lawrence Entrance

  • Location: East side of park, under Van Wyck Expressway overpass, near Lawrence Street and 57th Road
  • Description: 2 upright triangular stele; one has incised painted inscription
  • Materials: Granite
  • Inscription: Stele 1: LAWRENCE / ENTRANCE

    Stele 2: NEW YORK / WORLDS FAIR / 1939 1940 / 1964 1965

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 CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

In observance of Labor Day, on Monday, September 7, this Recreation Center is closed. It will reopen at its normal time on Tuesday, September 8.
Anticipated Completion: 09/07/2015

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

In observance of Labor Day, on Monday, September 7, this Recreation Center is open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. It will return to its normal operating hours on Tuesday, September 8.
Anticipated Completion: 09/07/2015

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