A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from May 07, 2006
“Where America Greets the World” (JFK Airport)
"Where America Greets the World" is the new slogan for JFK Airport. The slogan was made for JFK's 50th anniversary in 1998.


Wikipedia: John F. Kennedy International Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK, FAA LID: JFK) is an international airport located in Queens County, on Long Island, in New York City about 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Lower Manhattan. It is the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States, handling more international traffic than any other airport in North America It is also the leading freight gateway to the country by value of shipments. In 2010, the airport handled 46,495,876 passengers, making it the 14th busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger traffic.

Over ninety airlines operate out of JFK. It is the base of operations for JetBlue Airways and is a major international gateway hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. The airport is the fourth largest hub for American Airlines and is the fifth largest hub for Delta Air Lines. In the past, it has been a former hub for Eastern Air Lines, National Airlines, Pan American World Airways and Trans World Airlines. The airport was renamed after John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. From 1964-1968, the airport code was KIA.

The airport is operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which also manages the two other major airports in the New York metropolitan area, Newark Liberty and LaGuardia Airport.

(Trademark)
Word Mark JFK 50 1948-1998 WHERE AMERICA GREETS THE WORLD
Goods and Services IC 039. US 100 105. G & S: travel services, namely, travel information services; transportation services, namely, transportation of passengers and/or goods by air and bus, transportation reservation services; freight transportation services by air, truck and bus; airport services. FIRST USE: 19980415. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19980415
Mark Drawing Code (3) DESIGN PLUS WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS
Design Search Code 15.07.25 - Casters, wheels; Wheels (without spokes); Wheels with tires
26.11.02 - Plain single line rectangles; Rectangles (single line)
26.11.20 - Rectangles inside one another
Serial Number 75508949
Filing Date June 26, 1998
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition August 3, 1999
Registration Number 2288799
Registration Date October 26, 1999
Owner (REGISTRANT) Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, The BI-STATE AGENCY NEW YORK One World Trade Center New York NEW YORK 10048
Attorney of Record Janet Dore
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE "50 1948 - 1998" APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Description of Mark The lining shown in the drawing is a feature of the mark and is not intended to indicate color.
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Other Data The initials, "JFK" in the mark does not identify a particular living individual.
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

(Trademark)
Word Mark WHERE AMERICA GREETS THE WORLD
Goods and Services IC 039. US 100 105. G & S: TRAVEL SERVICES, NAMELY, TRAVEL INFORMATION SERVICES; TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, NAMELY, TRANSPORTATION OF PASSENGERS AND/OR GOODS BY AIR AND BUS, TRANSPORTATION RESERVATION SERVICES; FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES BY AIR, TRUCK AND BUS; AIRPORT SERVICES. FIRST USE: 19980600. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19980600
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Design Search Code
Serial Number 75508937
Filing Date June 26, 1998
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition November 16, 1999
Registration Number 2398429
Registration Date October 24, 2000
Owner (REGISTRANT) Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, The BI-STATE AGENCY NEW YORK One World Trade Center New York NEW YORK 10048
Attorney of Record Janet Dore
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • (0) Comments • Sunday, May 07, 2006 • Permalink