Fountains at Flushing Meadows Corona Park to get $5 million Renovation

Photo courtesy of Parks Department

The Parks Department will soon begin working on renovating the Fountain of the Fairs at Flushing Meadows Corona Park to give kids a fun way to cool down.

The series of three pools were constructed by Robert Moses for the 1964-65 World’s Fair and span the length between the Unisphere and Fountain of the Planets. As part of the $5.23 million renovation, the reflecting pool near the Unisphere will become a mist fountain to “create an ephemeral, cooling cloud that will generally rise between three and five feet above the surface, providing relief for visitors on hot days,” according to Meghan Lalor, spokesperson for the Parks Department. Continue Reading ›

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