• Posts Tagged ‘theme park’

    1939 World’s Fair Vintage Images

    by  • December 5, 2012 • History

    world's fair 1939

    Although the writing on this visual history blog post is in Cyrillic, these color photos are unmistakably the 1939 World’s Fair. The 1939–40 New York World’s Fair, was held at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, NY. At 1,216 acres it was the second largest American world’s fair of all time. Only the St. Louis’s...

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    Themepark development ramps up in Dubai again

    by  • December 3, 2012 • Dubai

    Has anyone counted the number of projects announced for Dubai that never came to fruition? In 2009 that over-investment nearly drove the emirate into bankruptcy. The nation state is still paying off billions in debt from that debacle, but it has already announced a huge expansion of its retail project and a brand new...

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