Monthly Archives: October 2015

One Last Look at the TWA Flight Center

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor The iconic TWA Flight Center opened recently to the public for a last and intimate look at the terminal before it’s adapted into a conference center and hotel by a private developer. Designed by celebrated … Continue reading

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The Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia: The Age of the Flying Boat

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority The Yankee Clipper was a sight to behold. One of nine active Boeing 314 Clippers, the Yankee was a massive flying boat—one of the largest aircrafts of its time—made so that passengers … Continue reading

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Mohawk Ironworkers Footloose on Port Authority Infrastructure

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor Photos and Audio by Stephen Nessen, WNYC Public Radio During a recent meeting on the 23rd floor of 4 World Trade Center, a Port Authority colleague of mine was discussing the results of a research project when … Continue reading

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