Postcard #166

Collection:BCL New Jersey Room
City:New York
Photo Description:The Astral Foundation, New York World's Fair 1964-1965. "Peace through Understanding" - The Astral Fountain features a central column of water 70 feet high ringed with 40 jets flowing at the rate of 5,600 gallons per minute. The outer structure of star patterned design rotates around the central column at a speed of two feet per second and has 120 star set nozzles ejecting lacy streams of water.

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