World's Fair Information Manual


EXHIBIT
Greek Pavilion
AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE
Mr. Athanase Markris, Managing Dir.
Greek Pavilion, New York World's Fair 1964-1965
23 Jan Smuts Street
Athens 134, Greece
__and
Mr. John J. Carlos
Commissioner General
501 Fifth Avenue
New York 17, New York
MU 7-5499
FAIR CONTACT
Mr. Allen Beach
CONTRACT SIGNED
April 10, 1963
LOCATION
Block 31; Lot 6
International Area
AREA
25,000 sq. ft.
ARCHITECT
Mr. John J. Carlos
501 Fifth Avenue
New York 17, New York
MU 7-5499
CONTRACTOR
Orestes Dallas
ADMISSION
Free

SOURCE: 1964 World's Fair Information Manual

FEATURES
The Greek Pavilion will be a one story structure combining modern and ancient Greek architecture. The exterior of the building will have marble facing and will feature a 120 foot long frieze which will be decorated with classical figures and motif symbolizing the arts, sciences, commerce and sports.

The Pavilion will feature exhibits of Greek culture, industry, modern tourist attractions, social and economic progress of the country, authentic handicrafts, and will have a "Taverna" serving food and beverages typical of Greece. Literature, music and dances native to te country will also be exhibited.

Pavilion of Greece

Source: NY World's Fair Publication For Those Who Built the Fair

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