TWA Terminal at New York’s JFK airport may transform into a boutique hotel

How do you ensure that an iconic structure can be maintained with very few hassles and for a longer duration? Well, you convert into expensive boutique hotel. And if reports from Wall Street Journal are to be believed, the TWA Terminal at New York’s JFK airport might just be converted into a luxury boutique hotel. The hotel is touted to house 150 rooms, and would be located between the TWA terminal and the recent JetBlue terminal. Opened in 1962 and designed by Eero Saarinen the terminal was officially shut in 2001 after American Airlines bought TWA reports USA Today. The hotel will also have restaurants and shops. An earlier restoration in 2008 cost the owners the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as much as $20 million.

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