Idlewild Art

July 1960
New Yorker;7/2/1960, Vol. 36 Issue 20, p18
The article presents an interview with Robert Allan Jacobs, the architect of the Idlewild Airport in New York City. He relates that he and associate Roy S. Bent spent several years with American Airlines planning the terminal. He states that they used stained glass, a conventional brise-soleil of horizontal or vertical louvers and sculptured aluminum grill to eliminate excessive sunlight in the building. He mentions that American Airlines gave them fifty thousand dollars for the building's interior murals.


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