Category Archives: aviation geeks

Throwback Thursday: The Skies Over Queens and the Port Authority’s Decision

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio editor Many people living in the vicinity of a Port Authority (PA) airport know that the agency engages actively with local community groups and roundtables on noise abatement issues. What’s less known is that these efforts began … Continue reading

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Giving New Life to a JFK Temple of Flight

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett From the moment renowned architect Eero Saarinen presented his design for the $12 million TWA Flight Center in 1957, his mission was to create a building unlike anything built before in its dramatic expression of … Continue reading

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LaGuardia Airport: Flashback to the Past

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Now that the ceremonial groundbreaking for the 21st century modernization and reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport is done, the airport’s long history officially turns over a brand new chapter. The new plan calls for the remaking … Continue reading

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