Queens Zoo Restaurant Building and Terrace
Address: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Architect: Brown, Lawford and Forbes and Clarke and Rapuano
Current Status: Extant
Award: Bronze Plaque for Public Buildings
Typology: Public Building
The Queens Zoo restaurant building, a circular pavilion of reinforced concrete and floor-to-ceiling glass, is still in daily use. In addition to the central structure, there is an adjacent brick service wing and curvilinear walls extending out next to it. The entire complex sits at the top of descending levels of terraces with trees, seating, and paved surfaces.