"Unisphere" TV & Movie Tours - Landmarks Tip by mrclay2000

  Unisphere, Flushing Meadows
by mrclay2000

Built by USSteel for the 1964-5 World's Fair held in New York City, this gigantic globe is the largest manmade representation of the Earth ever made. Weighing over 900,000 pounds and standing twelve stories high, the Unisphere is the centerpiece of the Flushing Meadows Park that was improved at the time for the world's fair. One of the lesser known icons of New York City, this steel ball appears on the opening credits of every installment of The King of Queens.

Address: Several Tour Companies to Choose from.
Directions: Flushing Meadows Park
Phone: (212) 913-9780
Website: http://onlocationtours.com/new-york-tours/

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 22, 2003
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