from a long winter's nap, the Unisphere -- greatest show
of the world ever made by man -- thrills visitors to the New
York World's Fair.
in the sunlight -- or bathed in moonlight -- it stands as the
focal point of the Fair. The gigantic stainless steel replica
of the Earth, built and presented by United States Steel, will
be one of the very few edifices to remain standing long after
the Fair has faded into memory.
million visitors to the New
Fair saw Unisphere and as many more may be viewing it
in 1965 before it continues as a permanent landmark at its Flushing
Meadow site. The most talked-about, read-about, photographed
globe ever made, this stainless steel structure -- 12 stores
high, measuring 120 feet in diameter and weighing more than 700
thousand pounds -- will be a constant reminder as the years go
by of the engineering, fabrication and construction skill of
U. S. Steel's American Bridge Division.