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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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  • 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

Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Know Before You Go

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NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


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