New York in '49

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A bid by Will Sykora to host the 1949 Worldcon in New York City. It lost to Cincinnati in '49. See 1949 Worldcon Site Selection.

It is unclear how this 1949 bid was related to the Hydra Club-sponsored New York in '50 bid.

See Lloyd Eshbach's Torcon I Reminiscence for some more details.


1949 Site Selection Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 1949

Also involved: - Cinvention - New-york-in-49 - William S. Sykora - Worldcons by Area

This is page about convention bids. Please extend it by adding information about who was bidding, officers, committee list, what they were bidding for, who their opponents were, and who won