World's Fair Information Manual

Pakistan Pavilion
The Honorable Ahmed Ali
Consul General of Pakistan
12 East 65 Street
New York 21, New York
TR 9-5800
May 11, 1962
Hartwig Displays
3646 North Broadway Avenue
Chicago 13, Ill.
312 GR 2-8910
Block 32; Lot 1
International Area
10,000 Sq. Ft.
Mr. Thomas C. Lehrecke
Oppenheimer, Brady and Lehrecke Associates
55 West 42 Street
New York 36, New York
LO 5-7050
Mr. Walter F. Nolan
Sawyer & Dolfinger
Artist's Rendering - Morocco

SOURCE: 1964 World's Fair Information Manual

The pavilion will be a simple concrete block structure. However, the facade will be an interesting combination of color and texture. At the main entrance, traditional features such as the arch, pools, gardens and the dome have been translated into contemporary forms. The dome is essentially derived from the curvature of a mogul cupola and will serve as a translucent skylight over the seating area inside the pavilion.
The pavilion is completely air conditioned, but visitors may enjoy the terrace, which is enclosed by a low planter wall. The area is dominated by a large brass thal, depicting the coat of arms of the Republic. On the south facade is a raised bronze sign reading "Pakistan."
Visitors will enter the pavilion over a bridge spanning the pools, which leads directly to the exhibition area that surrounds the centrally located auditorium. After viewing the three main exhibits, the visitor has a choice of seeing a film in the auditorium, sampling Pakistani refreshments, or going into the bazaar.

On the mezzanine floor more detailed information about Pakistan may be obtained from the office staff.

Pavilion of Pakistan

Source: NY World's Fair Publication For Those Who Produced the New York World's Fair 1964-1965

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