from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Saarinen, Eero 1910-1961. Finnish-born American architect whose designs include the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan (1951-1955) and the Trans World Airlines terminal at Kennedy Airport in New York City (1962).

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  • n. United States architect (born in Finland) (1910-1961)
  • n. Finnish architect and city planner who moved to the United States in 1923; father of Eero Saarinen (1873-1950)


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  • Space for new construction is limited to a small area between the Saarinen terminal and a JetBlue Airways terminal.

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  • In the way that one rider's fall involved others, the awful death of Marco Simoncelli at Sepang on Sunday reminded me of the day in 1973 during the Grand Prix of Nations meeting at Monza when Renzo Pasolini – an Italian who, like Simoncelli, rode as much with his heart as his head – went down on his 250cc Aermacchi, starting an accident that involved 12 more riders, including Jarno Saarinen, the brilliant Finn.

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  • Aino-Kaisa Saarinen and Pirjo Muranen, both from Finland, crossed second and third, respectively.

    Jonsson wins cross-country sprint; American Newell third

  • Irwin Miller asked Eero Saarinen the St. Louis Arch to design the Miller family home in this city 45 miles south of Indianapolis.

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  • Though admiring of Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Eero Saarinen and, later, Italians Ettore Sottsass and Achille Castiglione, the 35-year-old Erwan ascribes more influence to the Indie pop movement of the early 1990s.

    In the Comfort of One's Museum

  • Mimicking the Finnish-émigré architect's accent, Mr. Hardy re-enacted Mr. Saarinen's constant calls: He had a Very.

    Designing a Dramatic Era

  • Mr. Mielziner hired Mr. Hardy to work on Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater with its architect, Eero Saarinen, who was then at the height of his powers, having designed the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and the winged TWA terminal at JFK International Airport.

    Designing a Dramatic Era

  • If Saarinen's TWA Terminal, completed in 1962, was a harbinger of the future, then the Maritime buildings represented an unwitting death knell for the industry on New York's piers.

    Preserving Architectural History

  • Her mother, Annamarie Saarinen, says Eve was diagnosed with congenital heart disease two days after she was born.

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