Back to the future: A last look at NYC’s 1960’s-era TWA Flight Center

Woman poses inside the Trans World Airlines Flight Center at John F. Kennedy Airport in the Queens borough of New York

Thousands of visitors are expected at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday to get a last look at the iconic architecture of the Trans World Airlines Flight Center before the futuristic 1960’s building is converted into a hotel. The terminal, built in 1962 as an uplifting symbol of the Jet Age, was designed by renowned Finnish-born architect Eero Saarinen, who also created St. Louis’ Gateway Arch. The “Mad Men”-era edifice, now a national historic landmark, was used by TWA until the airline went bankrupt in 2001.

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Source:: Yahoo News

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