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NY hotel project seeks to recapture shining moment in air travel

MCR Development plans to restore the Trans World Flight Center and turn it into the entrance to the US$265m TWA Hotel

The waiting area of the Trans World Flight Center at Kennedy International Airport. There are plans to revive the building as the public entrance to a new six-storey, 505-room hotel built in the area between the flight centre and JetBlue's Terminal 5.

New York

IN 1962, architect Eero Saarinen's Trans World Flight Center at what is now Kennedy International Airport seemed poised to ascend, its 94.5- metre-wide concrete wings flexed in hopeful upstroke as a symbol of the globe-girdling Trans World Airlines.

There was just one...

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