Art deco poster advertising the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Don’t remember what I scanned it from, but it’s from the same book as the Chicago poster.

Art deco poster advertising the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Don’t remember what I scanned it from, but it’s from the same book as the Chicago poster.

An art deco radiator grille, evidently from the Chanin Building in New York City. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.

An art deco radiator grille, evidently from the Chanin Building in New York City. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.

And then there was the time Dick Tracy and his extended family - including adopted ex-street urchin son Junior Tracy, moonperson daughter-in-law Moon Maid, and half-moonperson granddaughter Honeymoon - joined with wheeler-dealer villain Mr. Bribery to welcome all their readers back from a New York City newspaper strike.
Dick Tracy got kind of weird in the ’60s.
Scan from Dick Tracy: America’s Most Famous Detective.

And then there was the time Dick Tracy and his extended family - including adopted ex-street urchin son Junior Tracy, moonperson daughter-in-law Moon Maid, and half-moonperson granddaughter Honeymoon - joined with wheeler-dealer villain Mr. Bribery to welcome all their readers back from a New York City newspaper strike.

Dick Tracy got kind of weird in the ’60s.

Scan from Dick Tracy: America’s Most Famous Detective.

The Aviation Building from the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.

The Aviation Building from the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.

William Van Alen, architect of New York City’s Chrysler Building, in costume as the skyscraper to attend a ball where other architects also dressed as the buildings they designed. A friend of mine once pointed out a similar event occurred in an Ayn Rand novel, but I couldn’t say what one.
Don’t remember what I scanned this from.

William Van Alen, architect of New York City’s Chrysler Building, in costume as the skyscraper to attend a ball where other architects also dressed as the buildings they designed. A friend of mine once pointed out a similar event occurred in an Ayn Rand novel, but I couldn’t say what one.

Don’t remember what I scanned this from.

Detail photo of the Niagara Hudson building. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.

Detail photo of the Niagara Hudson building. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.

Part of the Westinghouse pavilion at the 1939 World’s Fair. Scan from Bradbury: An Illustrated Life.

Part of the Westinghouse pavilion at the 1939 World’s Fair. Scan from Bradbury: An Illustrated Life.

Micromegas, unmade pavilion design by Frank R. Paul for the 1939 World’s Fair. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.
Can you imagine the sheer SCALE of this thing had it been built? Egads.

Micromegas, unmade pavilion design by Frank R. Paul for the 1939 World’s Fair. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.

Can you imagine the sheer SCALE of this thing had it been built? Egads.