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TWA Terminal Named as One of the Nation’s Most Endangered Places

The effort to save Eero Saarinen’s iconic TWA Terminal from encroaching development got a big boost last week when the building was included on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s list of America’s “Most Endangered Places”. The MAS nominated the Terminal to the list in hopes that it would help raise awareness of the current threat to the landmark building and to aid fundraising and advocacy for its protection. While this listing does not ensure protection against the Port Authority’s insensitive development plans, it just may help persuade the Federal Aviation Administration to disapprove of them. Stay tuned.

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