These are pictures of Corona Queens and Flushing Meadows developments by Robert Moses for the World’s Fair of 1939. The massive building project affected Blissville in that highways were built and communities were displaced.
Thanks to Christine Benson of the NYC Parks Department for the photos.
1936 - Flushing Bay
1936 - Flushing Meadows Dock
1936 - Playground - Corona Avenue
1936 - Flushing Meadows Light Tower
1936 - Flushing Meadows Corona
1936 - 111th Street Corona
1937 - Northern Blvd over Flushing River
1938 - World's Fair Site
1938 - Grand Central Parkway
World's Fair Poster
1938 - World's Fair Highways
Trylon Perisphere Postcard
Homes of Tomorrow