Progress Report for the New York State Pavilion Paint Project 2014

We wanted to exceed goal to finish the project, and we have, but there is still much to do so please continue to support the effort and spread the word... thank you!

The gate ready for visitors

Net Proceeds from donations after fees and partial postage
reimbursement as of April 26, 2014


Materials Purchased:
- 28 Gallons Sherwin Williams Show Stopper Red
- 37 Gallons Sherwin Williams Extra White
- 43 Gallons Sherwin Williams World's Fair Yellow Custom    
Supplies- Disposable Tarps, Roller Handles, Brushes,  
Roller Covers, Tape Knife/Scraper, Paint Trays We have been painting and prepping for several visits!


We have finished second coats and third coats where needed.
(Please note that no funds from gofundme fundraiser was used for anything

All for the Anniversary Celebration of the World's Fair on April 22, 2014!!

other than paint and related materials).


Out of Pocket Expenses (no reimbursement): Gas, tolls, Open Gate Event- the New York State Pavilion
lodging, previously purchased painting supplies, printing and   Paint Project Crew and NYC Parks 
creation of rewards, 90% of postage costs, travel, food & beverage.   Was a Success!



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Watch for updates as we look to the future!!


Paint crew building and installing display stands for the NYSP Timeline

NYCP working on planting shrubs and flowers, nice touch


Elected Officials and National Trust for Historic Preservation declares
the NYSP a National Treasure

The crowd gathers as more than 2500 people flood the park and form a line that went around the NYSP, over the bridge and past the carousel

A total of four terrazzo floor panels were taken out of storage for display Visitors checking out the interior and displays

Reproduction signs installed by paint crew members

Another angle on the viewing area

We are not finished working, there's more maintenance and areas in need of paint.  NYC Parks helped clean up areas that were difficult for us but there's much more to do! Look for future projects in the queue...