Rockefeller Center - Rockefeller Center information and pictures
is a complex of 18 buildings in Midtown Manhattan build by the Rockefeller family. The huge complex has 14 commercial buildings in Art deco style built in the 1930s and 4 international towers build in 1960-70s.
The construction of this one of a kind massive project took 9 years to develop and the 14 buildings were completed in 1939.
The GE building
is the most prominent of the lot. It is a 70 story building with granite and marble lobby. It is located on 30 Rockefeller Plaza ("30 Rock"). Every year a giant Christmas tree is placed there.
The gilded statue of Prometheus is overseeing the lower plaza in front of 30 Rock. During the winter months a skating ring is opened at the plaza.
Radio city Music Hall
is the largest indoor theatre with 6200 seats. It was designed by Donald Deskey in Art Deco style. Radio City is well known for the popular Christmas show “The Rockettes” and a stage tour is available daily. Where: 1260 Sixth Avenue at 50th St.
The NBC studios
are another attraction not to be missed. Every weekday between 7 and 10 am you can watch the taping of the Today show
. (Reservation is recommended). You can also book a tour to see the studios where the Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and NBC Sports shows
are filmed. Where: 30 Rockefeller Plaza at 49th street.
Rockefeller Center, New York
Radio City Music Hall, New York
Rockefeller Center Hall, New York
Where is Rockefeller Center
: Between Fifth and Sixth Avenue and 48th and 51st Street.
How to get to Rockefeller Center
: Subway B,D,F,V to 47-50 Street.
Please help us build a better site. Add your comments about Rockefeller Center here