Architects: Harrison & Fouilhoux
2 Fair cars in front of Con Ed - photo MO106 - from the collection taken by John Ott courtesy of his grandson Michael Ott.
Con Edison - City of Light - Courtesy World's Fair Historical Society - wf-086r
Crowd outside of the Con Ed City of Light Pavilion
Photo taken by Bob Fullington the grandfather of Deborah Fullington Hill and submitted by Ms. Hill.
It was called "The World's Largest Diorama." Con Edison's display, the "City of Lights," was taller than a three-story building and extended the length of a city block. The animated model used music, sound effects, and a synchronized narration, to show visitors the role Con Edison played in supplying the City with steam, gas, and electricity during a 24-hour period.
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Con Edison - City of Light
1939 New York World's Fair
Con Edison - City of Light - 1939 New York World's Fair - photo 033