In 1934 Pan American Airways completed the improvement of their flying boat base at Dinner Key in Miami, when a brand new building replaced the floating barge that had acted as the terminal for several years. This beautiful Art Deco building and adjacent hangars are still there today.
This Pan Am building housed the Honolulu offices of Pan American World Airways until its closure in 1991. Created by architect George Hogan who designed many of the large buildings in Honolulu (and the Hamilton Library at UH) this mid-century modern-style building is a busy landmark today.
Views of the Pan Am Building in the 1960s and early '70s atop Grand Central Station in New York City. Construction images 1960s, rooftop heliport, interior images of the lobby and sculpture by Richard Lippold, plus images from the day the Pan Am sign was removed from the building's facade.