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The Iconic TWA Flight Center At JFK Is Now A Hotel (Opening In May)

The Iconic TWA Flight Center At JFK Is Now A Hotel (Opening In May)gallery

Yes, the sleek, iconic old TWA Flight Center—which has been sitting abandoned like a 1960s time capsule at JFK Airport since 2001—will be opening its doors as a hotel soon. Fine. If we couldn't move this thing...

Missing Cabbie Faces 'Economic Devastation' From $700K In Taxi Medallion Debt

Missing Cabbie Faces 'Economic Devastation' From $700K In Taxi Medallion Debt

Kenny Chow (Provided by brother, Richard) A longtime taxi driver has been missing for eleven days, prompting fears of suicide among family members and fellow cabbies, who say the driver was facing the same financial struggles...

Photos: Inside The Empty 1960s TWA Building

Photos: Inside The Empty 1960s TWA Buildinggallery

This year OHNY opened up the doors to the gorgeous TWA building at JFK Airport, a mid-century time capsule that sits abandoned across from Terminal 5. Over there, you're reminded of a time when air travel had...

TWA Terminal Still Sitting In Beautiful Abandonment

TWA Terminal Still Sitting In Beautiful Abandonmentgallery

Back in The Day, air travel was a bit more sophisticated, and anything associated with it reflected that. The stewardesses were dressed to the nines, the airport lounges were so aesthetically pleasing you wouldn't mind spending some...

The Standard Is Coming To JFK's Historic TWA Terminal

The Standard Is Coming To JFK's Historic TWA Terminal

Photo courtesy John Arun (more here) The gorgeous TWA flight center at JFK already got a new breath of life when JetBlue moved in and reopened it in 2008, and soon the airline will get some...

Photos: Inside The TWA Terminal At Open House New York

Photos: Inside The TWA Terminal At Open House New Yorkgallery

Last week, Open House New York announced a special last-minute addition to their schedule—JFK Airport's fabulously modern, Eero Saarinen-designed TWA Terminal. Architecture and aero-buffs were thrilled at the announcement, since the much-loved terminal has been closed to...

Photos: Tour The Retro TWA Terminal For Open House New Yorkgallery

Photos: Tour The Retro TWA Terminal For Open House New York

Last week, the full lineup for this year's Open House New York weekend was announced, and while dozens of amazing off-limits spaces are already opening their doors, there's always room for a few more, like the retro-fabulous...

JFK's Terminal 5 Might Get The Standard Hotel Treatment

JFK's Terminal 5 Might Get The Standard Hotel Treatment

A sign of the future? (original image via peterkreder'sflickr) The Standard Hotel's Andre Balazs isn't just showing interest in the Hotel Chelsea, he's reportedly also sniffing around the TWA terminal at JFK. His company was on...

TWA Terminal Could Be New York's Next "Boutique" Hotel

TWA Terminal Could Be New York's Next

A sign of the future? (original image via peterkreder'sflickr) Well this could be interesting? Seems that the Port Authority has finally come up with something to do with the much beloved Eero Saarinen-designed TWA terminal 5...

Overnight Fire At Old TWA Building at JFK

Overnight Fire At Old TWA Building at JFK

Overnight we started receiving reports of "heavy smoke conditions" at JFK airport's old TWA building. The building (pictured) is now part of Jet Blue's Terminal 5, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places....

Flashback: Park Slope Plane Crashgallery

Flashback: Park Slope Plane Crash

On this day 49 years ago, two planes collided in midair above Staten Island — causing the United Airlines flight to crash into a Park Slope intersection (7th Avenue and Sterling Street) and a TWA aircraft's wreckage...

Checking in on JetBlue's New JFK Terminal

Checking in on JetBlue's New JFK Terminal

Jaunted took a jaunt over to the new Terminal 5 (not the music venue) at JFK. The terminal, with design by Gensler, will house JetBlue and is set to open in September of this year. The...

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