World's Fair Information Manual


FOUNTAIN
Solar Fountain
CONSULTANTS
Hamel and Langer
652 First Avenue
New York, New York 10016
OR 9-9140
CONTRACTORS
Julius Auserehl & Son - General
Metropolitan Electric Construction Comapny - Electrical
J. L. Murphy - Mechanical
LOCATION
Avenue of Europe, south of Promenade
AREA
Pool basin 120 feet in diameter
DESIGNERS
J. S. Hamel
Gilmore D. Clarke
Donald Oenslager

SOURCE: 1965 World's Fair Information Manual

FEATURES
The central dome, 30 feet in diameter, has colored-light ports illuminated from the interior, and supports a column of water, 30 feet high, with 30 nozzles on a 4 foot diameter circle. Above the central column, a star burst 6 feet in diameter circles around the dome, wobbling jets of water simulate the sun's flaming gasses. The whole composition typifies the beauty and agitation at the center of our solar system.

Solar Fountain

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

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