Did you know New Orleans hosted a World's Fair in 1984? Or, that it was actually the 2nd fair held in New Orleans?
Join me and NOLA.com journalist Mike Scott for a look back at 1984. We'll explore the World's Fair and find out what's at that location in New Orleans now. We'll revisit the Wonder Wall, Centennial Plaza, the gondola and more.
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Thanks to Mike Scott for joining me today. It was fun to explore the site of the 1984 World's Fair, to relive some of those memories, and to find out what's there now. You can find Mike on Twitter (@moviegoermike).
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