Resurrection: A new life for JFK airport landmark

By Danny King & Johanna Jainchill /
The front of the former TWA Flight Center. After the TWA Hotel is finished it will be the only facility at the airport with meetings spaces.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: MCR Development</strong>The TWA Flight Center, shuttered since 2001, broke ground on its redevelopment last month.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: Max Touhey</strong>The 505-room TWA Hotel is scheduled to open in late 2018.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: MCR Development</strong>Custom-designed Charles Eames furniture in the former first-class lounge of the TWA Flight Center.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: Johanna Jainchill</strong>The main lounge waiting area.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: Johanna Jainchill</strong>The Flight Center’s departures and arrivals information board.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: Johanna Jainchill</strong>One of two tubes that connects the Flight Center to Terminal 5.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: Johanna Jainchill</strong>The wing-shaped TWA Flight Center at JFK, designed by Finnish architect Eero Saarinen, is said to be devoid of right angles.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: Max Touhey</strong>The sunken lounge of the TWA Flight Center will be a centerpiece of the hotel.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: Max Touhey</strong>The Paris Cafe, which will be one of several restaurants and lounges that will be revived.<br /><br /><strong>Photo Credit: Johanna Jainchill</strong>