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TWA Flight Center, JFK Airport in New York City, 1962 | Eero Saarinen & Associates
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NYC - JFK Airport: TWA Flight Center

The TWA Flight Center, or Trans World Airlines Flight Center, opened in 1962 as standalone terminal designed by Eero Saarinen for Trans World Airlines (TWA) at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), then known as New York International Airport, Anderson Field, but commonly known as Idlewild. In 1969, the terminal received a new departure-arrival concourse and lounge, known as Flight Wing One, designed by Roche-Dinkeloo. Following TWA's financial deterioration and eventual…

TWA Terminal at Idlewild: Image from the 1961 TWA Annual Report, showing Eero Saarinen's TWA Terminal at Idlewild (now JFK) Airport, New York City

TWA Terminal, 1961

Image from the front cover of the 1961 TWA Annual Report, showing Eero Saarinen's TWA Terminal, JFK Airport, New York Photo from the 6th Semi-Annual SFO Airline Collectibles Show

Trans World Airline Terminal 5 Kennedy Airport | Eero Saarinen | photo by Peter Brandt Photographer

TWA

theimportanceofbeingmodernist: Come Fly With Me: TWA Terninal by Eero Saarinen- Saarinen designed the Trans World Airlines terminal at New York’s JFK airport in 1956. The huge vaulted structure was built on site by pouring concrete into elaboarte wooden moulds forming the wing like structure. The terminal took six years to complete. The groundbreaking terminal made a name for TWA setting them apart from other airlines. Unfortunately the terminal became obsolete as more people started to…

The Casual Optimist

theimportanceofbeingmodernist: “Come Fly With Me: TWA Terninal by Eero Saarinen- Saarinen designed the Trans World Airlines terminal at New York’s JFK airport in 1956. The huge vaulted structure was...

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The Glamour Travel

With its sleek lines and organic, expressive form, the TWA Terminal at the JFK International Airport is still considered one of the most dynamic symbols of what Alice Friedman calls “American...

Under construction for more than two years, JFK's TWA terminal swoops over two acres of Idlewild. Four buttresses support the 11-million-pound concrete roof. Designed by architect Eero Saarinen.
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The Most Iconic Photographs of All Time - LIFE

Experience LIFE's visual record of the 20th century by exploring the most iconic photographs from one of the most famous private photo collections in the world.

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My Recipe Book

Ingredients: 1 cup milk1 teaspoon honey2 drops vanilla extract1 pinch ground cinnamon Instructions: Pour milk into a microwave safe mug and place into microwave. Cook on High until the milk is very hot and begins to foam, about 3 minutes. Stir in honey and vanilla, then sprinkle with cinnamon before serving.

SAVOIR FAIRE: Savoir Faire on the Top Deck
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Savoir Faire on the Top Deck

While we are on the subject of vintage airliners and long before we were all herded onto planes like cattle, there existed a time when trave...

Sitting empty for more than a decade now, the TWA terminal at Idlewild Airport also known as John F. Kennedy International Airport was one of the masterpieces of the 60's architecture.
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Bringing TWA Terminal back to life as a hotel - Arch2O.com

Sitting empty for more than a decade now, the TWA terminal at Idlewild Airport also known as John F. Kennedy International Airport was one of the masterpieces of the 60's architecture.

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nyc - TWA terminal 1

The ultimate icon of jet-age fabulosity, Eero Saarinen's TWA Flight Center demonstrates the confluence of an architectural Modernism divorced from its European leftist constituency and that most fleeting of American achievements, the postwar mass middle class. The situation sowed the seeds of its own ruin. In the short term, the increased acccess to air travel wrecked older tourist economies (like that of Atlantic City), contributing to the growing problems of urban economic stagnation while…