In The News - Where the Masai met Mickey Mouse: happy 50th birthday to the New York State Pavilion

June 2, 2014

Excerpt from The Guardian

"Fifty years on... there are calls to breathe new life into the collapsing corpse of the New York State Pavilion, with Kellberg's book and a documentary film by Matthew Silva on the way. "There is growing support to see the structure revived," says Salmaan Khan of People for the Pavilion, set up to campaign for its revival. Melinda Katz, Queens' borough president, has formed a taskforce dedicated to preserving the pavilion, although funds are the big question. It will cost around $40m (£24m) just to stabilise the structure. Still, there is no danger of it being torn down: it is on the National Register for Historic Places, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation recently declared it a national treasure."

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