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Revealed: JetBlue's Loving Embrace of Eero Saarinen

Blogger Enplaned (yes, a dedicated aerospace blog—totally awesome) uncovers the first image we've seen of JetBlue's much-discussed terminal expansion at JFK. Do you see what I see? Yup:

Note the ex-TWA Saarinen terminal in the forecourt. This has caused much angst among modern architecture preservationists, who can't get it through their heads that the building is functionally obsolete, however beautiful it may be. Activists seriously want the building preserved as a working terminal. Good background piece here, including some photos. More photos here. We're OK with JetBlue's solution.As are we, actually, insofar as we'd rather see Saarinen's terminal used for air traffic than, say, giant raging hipster parties.
· Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid [Enplaned]
· Destination Unknown [The Architect's Newspaper]