Then and now: NYC rebuilds iconic Fountain of the Fairs as a fog garden

Queens may lack the iconic skyscrapers of Manhattan and the jewellike brownstones of Brooklyn, but the sprawling borough contains its own quintessential symbol of New York City: the Unisphere. This fountain, which also contains a 140 ft tall stainless steel sculpture of the globe, is a clear a testament to the city’s midcentury, postwar optimism.

The Unisphere. (Photo by Emma Angel on Unsplash)

Robert Moses, who reigned for many decades as New York’s imperial planning czar in the 20th century, had long wanted a park in the middle of Queens; for years the center of the borough had served

Balaji Hume pipes

Hume pipes

RCC Hume Pipes

Reinforced Concrete Cement Pipes

RCC Manhole Covers

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