The first baby step in the delayed Central Terminal Building (CTB) redevelopment at LaGuardia has begun! The Port Authority of NY & NJ (PANYNJ) last week kicked off the demolition of hangars 2 and 4. The two buildings were over 70 years old and located between the current CTB and Delta’s C and D terminals. Hangar 2 has displayed the “Delta Air Lines” and “United Airlines” logos for decades, but hasn’t actually been used by either of those airlines in years.
Photos below by Dark Cyanide for Untapped Cities
The PANYNJ provided these reasons for tearing down the hangars (which was originally scheduled to begin in Q1 2014) at a cost of $22.9 million: