Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts and Industries

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The Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts and Industries was a World's fair[1] held in the Bronx, New York, United States, in 1918.

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The Bronx World's Fair focused on science, arts and industries.

The fair was held on the site of Exposition Park (later called Starlight Park) on the east bank of the Bronx River at 177th Street and Devoe Avenue. Amusement park rides were mixed with exhibition halls.[2]

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  1. ^ Findling, John E.; Pelle, Kimberley D. (eds.). "Appendix D: Fairs Not Included". Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 427. ISBN 978-0-7864-3416-9. 
  2. ^ Christopher Gray, citing Ronald Roth, "Streetscapes: The New York Coliseum; From Auditorium To Bus Garage to..." The New York Times, Real Estate section, March 22, 1992, retrieved on August 29, 2008