Category Archives: history

The Port Authority, 2017: A Year in Pictures

Photos by Conrad Barclay, Mike Dombrowski and Rudy King For the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 2017 brought a new leadership team – Board of Commissioners Chairman Kevin O’Toole and Executive Director Rick Cotton – as well … 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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The Holland Tunnel Takes a Breather

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett In 1927, hours before the Holland Tunnel was due to open officially, Chief Engineer Ole Singstad wanted a final moment alone with his new tunnel.   Singstad’s major contribution to the tunnel was its ventilation system, … Continue reading

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