Fair legacy: Greatest buildings from World’s Fairs past – CNN

The World’s Fair has left us with a number of familiar architectural marvels that long outlived their six months in the global spotlight. Travelers from around the world will converge on Milan in May to ruminate on the future of food at Expo 2015. The event promises to put participants from 145 counties in touch with an estimated 20 million visitors across 60 pavilions, a record number exceeding even Expo 2010 in Shanghai. Several buildings, such as the smog-eating Palazzo Italia pavilion, are already generating buzz — and for good reason. The World’s Fair has left us with a number of familiar architectural marvels that long outlived their six months in the global spotlight. With Expo 2015 now underway, here is a list of iconic structures purpose built for a World’s Fair. Source: edition.cnn.com Interesting infrastructure legacy from World...