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, 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
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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 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…