clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

The TWA Terminal Reveals Itself One Last Time During OHNY

New, 1 comment

Of the hundreds of fascinating, normally off-limits sites that were open to the public during Open House New York weekend, the TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport was undoubtedly the most popular—and most photographed. Eero Saarinen's gorgeous, swooping building was open to the public for only four hours on Sunday, and its OHNY appearance is likely to be the last time it will be open before its conversion to a hotel, which is scheduled to begin next year. And the public took advantage: There were people in vintage duds (including period-appropriate TWA uniforms), architecture buffs capturing unseen angles, and New York City nerds who wanted to see one of the city's most iconic buildings before it undergoes a massive change. Luckily, much of that was captured on Instagram—check out some of our favorite photos from the day below.

Continue reading about the TWA Flight Center:
Fly Back and See Eero Saarinen's TWA Terminal in Its Prime
Capturing JFK's Space-Age TWA Terminal Before It's Revamped
Explore the TWA Terminal, a Pristine Time Capsule From 1962

Hope everyone had a great #OHNYWknd and you got to see some awesome sites like the TWA terminal at JFK! #DateThisCity

A photo posted by NYC Date Ideas (@datethiscity) on

I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky #OHNY #TWA #WHPmakebelieve

A photo posted by Natalia Lorca Ruiz (@natalia_lorca) on

#EeroSaarinen #TWA

A photo posted by Alexis Xavier Rivas (@alexisxavierrivas) on

#Saarinen #TWA lounge

A photo posted by Paulo Kos (@paulokos) on

· You Have One Last Chance to Visit the TWA Flight Center [Curbed]
· Explore the TWA Terminal, a Pristine Time Capsule From 1962 [Curbed]
JFK's Iconic Terminal to Become the TWA Flight Center Hotel [Curbed]
· All TWA Flight Center Coverage [Curbed]