Another postcard from the group I found at Goodwill sometime back.
It depicts the US Steel building at the 1939 New York World's Fair.
The back reads as follows: "A striking architectural feature of this 66-foot high stainless steel building is the use of the structural steel members on the exterior as a basic element of design. These members, weighing 350 tons and meeting 72 feet above the ground, painted blue, conceal lights which are directed against the polished dome at night. Visitors will see a dramatic presentation of the world of tomorrow which steel helped to build. Design was by Walter Derwin Teague. Architects York and Sawyer."
I tried to get more information on the fate of this building ... whether it still stands or not ... but the only information I could find said that most of the metal buildings built for the 1939 New York World's Fair were dismantled upon completion of the fair, and made into bullets and other items to be used by the military during WWII.
If anyone has further information about this building, please let me know!
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