Terminal Five

Feature

Saturday, March 12, 2005

You might know the Jetsons-like curvy concrete and glass structure of TWA’s Terminal 5 at JFK from the movie Catch Me If You Can. When the abandoned terminal was recently declared a landmark building, Kurt Andersen and architecture critic Alastair Gordon took a trip to the airport to admire this icon of mid-century modernism — and pay a visit to its beautiful but very different sister, Terminal 6.

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