TWA Hotel unveils upcoming room design. It comes up with an exclusive look. By its design it sounds like, it could be a part of 1962.
Rotary dial phones, Iconic midcentury modern architecture, TaB sodas in the mini-bar, it’s all part of the part of the new TWA Hotel. It is set to open next year at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The landmark secured around TWA Flight Center that opened in 1962 as the jet age dawned. The airport property is one of the most-anticipated hotel openings of 2019.
The hotel will be 512 rooms, which will be feature two new six story towers. The tower flanks the old TWA terminal’s “head house,” an architectural masterpiece designed by Eero Saarinen.
The terminals in the process of being converted in to a 2000,000 square foot lobby. The hotel claims will be the world’s largest hotel.
The TWA Hotel will include six restaurants and eight bars. One of those, a cocktail bar, will be housed in a refurbished Lockheed “Constellation” aircraft that was a staple of the TWA fleet in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
“People appreciate differentiation these days,” says Tyler Morse, CEO of the MCR and Morse Development firms. “We’re kind of living in one giant Walgreen’s. It’s a very homogeneous world.”