Tag Archives: Eero Saarinen

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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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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Is that Really JFK? Fact or Fiction about Port Authority Airports in the Movies and TV

By Michael Fier, Intern Port Commerce You must have seen our airports on the big screen. How could you miss some of your favorite stars going through (or living in) JFK, LaGuardia, or Newark Liberty airports? Well, some of these … Continue reading

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