I'm making a film about the New York State Pavilion which was just one of the pavilions made for the 1964 New York World's Fair. To learn more, visit www.aquarelapictures.com

 

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RT nyworldsfaircollectionsStamps and envelopes in the Collection on the 1939/40 and 1964/65 New York World’s Fair, Queens Museum

On this Day

The most contemporary version of the United States Postal Service is born today through Richard Nixon’s Postal Reorganization Act passed in 1971. The United State Postal Service commemorated both fairs by releasing an assortment of color stamps and stationary depicting various pavilions and , sculpture, and fair buildings. 

PAVILION NATION! Show the city how much you care about saving the NYS Pavilion by filling up Citi Field with a limited edition Mets-Pavilion T-shirt! Tickets are on sale at www.mets.com/pavilion

PAVILION NATION! Show the city how much you care about saving the NYS Pavilion by filling up Citi Field with a limited edition Mets-Pavilion T-shirt! Tickets are on sale at www.mets.com/pavilion

MAY 6 THE EIFFEL TOWER CELEBRATES IT’S 125th BIRTHDAY.
ONLY 75 YEARS OLDER THAN OUR “TENT OF TOMORROW” THE NEW YORK STATE PAVILION. 
WILL THE NYS PAVILION BE ALLOWED TO LAST AS LONG OR LONGER?
http://www.nyspavilion.org/

MAY 6 THE EIFFEL TOWER CELEBRATES IT’S 125th BIRTHDAY.

ONLY 75 YEARS OLDER THAN OUR “TENT OF TOMORROW” THE NEW YORK STATE PAVILION.

WILL THE NYS PAVILION BE ALLOWED TO LAST AS LONG OR LONGER?

http://www.nyspavilion.org/

A beautiful day on April 22, 2014 at the NYS Pavilion

©Marco Catini Photography

Call for Project Coordinator: People for the Pavilion

Opportunity posted by Adrielle Slaugh on April 24, 2014 

Architecture for Humanity New York is requesting applications for the position of Project Coordinator for the People for the Pavilion project.

People for the Pavilion is a volunteer-run organization whose mission is to preserve and ultimately develop a sustainable reuse plan for the New York State Pavilion, and to develop a vibrant community around the structure.

As People for the Pavilion will engage those who will be most affected by the changes and preservation of the New York State Pavilion and surrounding park in Queens. By proactively reaching out to schools, neighborhood groups, cultural organizations, and other associations based in the neighborhoods PFP can develop a framework in the form of a document that will guide any future designs for the Pavilion. This document will outlines the needs, goals, plans, and desires of the various constituencies in Flushing Meadows‐Corona Park.

The Project Coordinator for People for the Pavilion project is a volunteer position whose responsibilities include the following:

  • Work with the Director of Projects on providing project specific goals and updates
  • Managing project volunteers, properly recording work hours, and creating actionable tasks for them to complete
  • Ensuring that the project meets the mission and standards of Architecture for Humanity NY throughout the duration of project
  • Commits a minimum of five (5) hours per week
  • Assistance on Grant Proposals, work with Director of Development on funding ideas, cost estimations and comparisons
  • Site Survey and Analysis
  • Aid in creating schematic drawings, design presentations and community reviews
  • Work with the Director of Outreach & Advocacy on researching partnerships and working with government agencies [NYC Parks, etc.]
  • Help to run a design competition or charrette
  • Meeting with the client and business community
  • Maintaining an Open Architecture Network page for the project

To apply for the position of Project Coordinator you must have previously volunteered on another project or coordination team with Architecture for Humanity NY or a similar organization. You must be willing to become a paid member of Architecture for Humanity.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Adrielle Slaugh, Director of Membership by Wednesday, April 30th.

 http://newyork.architectureforhumanity.org/opportunities/4121

I was in Francis Lewis Park on Friday. I never realized that their park benches are from the 1939 fair