Friday, February 8, 2013

General Electric Progressland - 1964 NY World's Fair

One of four pavilions designed by Walt Disney for the fair.

General Electric Progressland
New York World's Fiar 1964-1965
"Peace through Understanding"
This architecturally unique structure houses exciting exhibits created by Walt Disney, including Sky Dome Spectacular, actual fusion of atoms, and a show featuring electronically controled, animated human-like figures.

General Electric Pavilion
At Night
New York World's Fair 1964-1965
"Peace through Understanding"
"Progressland" is the theme of the General Electric exhibit.  Under a huge, gleaming dome suspended from spiraling pipes, the GE exhibit depicts the history of electricity, from its beginnings to the mighty bang of nuclear fusion.

General Electric Pavilion
New York World's Fair 1964-1965
"Peace through Understanding"
"Progressland" is the theme of the General Electric exhibit. Under a huge, gleaming dome suspended from spiraling pipes, the GE exhibit depicts the history of electricity, from its beginnings to the mighty bang of nuclear fusion.

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