JFK’s Pan Am Worldport is in Danger of Getting Torn Down

The original architects of the Pan Am Worldport might have hoped that the building would fit in perfectly with the landscape of the new millennium. The terminal at New York’s JFK Airport was built in 1960 by Ives, Turano & Gardner Associated Architects in the shape of a futuristic flying saucer. It made its mark on American cultural history by

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Developer's Fifth Avenue Building Proposal Irks Famous Neighbors

Developer’s Fifth Avenue Building Proposal Irks Famous Neighbors

815 Fifth Avenue is sandwiched between 812 Fifth Avenue and 817 Fifth Avenue On an historic, stately stretch of Fifth Avenue, a proposal by a Brazilian developer for a luxury high-rise is threatening to disrupt the peace. Residents of two Central Park-facing buildings, at 812 and 817 Fifth Avenue, are gearing up to fight a structure planned for 815 Fifth

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Movement to Preserve Terminal City

Movement to Preserve Terminal City

Last night, Anthony Robins spoke at the Dominican Society about the history of Grand Central and about the importance of preserving the adjacent buildings that make up Terminal City as the city prepares to rezone Midtown East. Below is his post on the subject for M.A.S.   Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of a New York Landmark GUEST POST: Anthony

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