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The Architectural Relics of World's Fairs

Photographer Jade Doskow spent seven years exploring the grounds of former international expos.
New York 1964 World's Fair, "Peace Through Understanding," Unisphere, 2009
New York 1964 World's Fair, "Peace Through Understanding," Unisphere, 2009Jade Doskow

Half a century since New York's fascinating-but-unsanctioned World's Fair of 1964, a new photo exhibit explores what the site, and many other former World's Fair sites, look like today.

World’s Fairs: Lost Utopias, now showing at New York's Onishi Project, is the work of Jade Doskow, who's spent seven years traveling to and photographing the grounds of international expositions from the past. The results show a frozen-in-time glimpse of each host nation's ambitions at the time.