« Our First Interviews: Imagineers Rolly Crump and Bob Gurr | Main | Today's Trip: Hagley Library and Museum »
Friday
Jun042010

World's Fair Relics In Danger

World's Fair Light at Penn Hills ResortBeing located outside of Philadelphia, some of the first scouting trips for our World's Fair documentary were here in PA. We visited the Penn Hills Resort in the Poconos, home to about 30 of the multi-colored square streetlights from the fair. The resort closed in April 2009. Now though, the property is up for tax sale in the fall, and there have been multiple vandalism cases at the site. No one seems to be able to contact the owners. 

Here's the full story from the Pocono Record.

 

Any ideas to help save these lights before they are vandalized, or bulldozed by the new owners in the fall?

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>