But what was once the epicenter of world innovation and technology, has now become a quiet park with no sign of it's enriching past.
Music has also had a relationship with World's Fair Park.
"Rachmaninoff: The Last Concert" by Victor Bokarov
Writer and composer, Sergei Rachmaninoff performed his last concert at the University of Tennessee before his death in 1943. This statue, now hidden by trees and shrubs was made in his honor. Rachmaninoff is considered one of the most prolific and beloved composer in the last century.
Rachmaninoff's statue stands with the Sunsphere in the background.
In recent years, World's Fair Park has made a sharp transition to the political debates and rhetoric we see today.