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TWA Terminal, JFK

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TWA Terminal, John F. Kennedy Airport, New York City

Granted, you haven't been able to fly out of Eero Saarinen's 1962 landmark terminal in nearly a decade. But its poured-concrete swoops and curves, a lyric poem to the romance of flight, still set the standard for today's leading architects who want to return to—as Saarinen said—architecture that would "express the excitement of air travel."

Beauty Mark: Eventually you'll be able to walk through the old TWA terminal and its 125-foot-long tubular passageways to check into your flight in the adjacent JetBlue terminal.


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