Rockfeller Center

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Between Fifth and Seventh Aves. And 47th and 52th Streets.


The Rockfeller Center is one of the most incredible impressive American architectural achievements.

For the first time, a group of skycrapers covering more than one blockwere all built together, at the same time..

The Rockfeller was built from 1932 to 1940. The project was conceived by the oil magnate John D. Rockfeller, on a 12 acre site leased from Columbia University.
Seven more buildings were added between 1947 and 1973.

The Rockeffeler Center was designed by a team of seven archictects, including Raymond Hood.

Today the Center houses 21 buildings on a 22acres sites related eachother through a network of galleries. It is home to "The Today Show," Radio City Music Hall and New York's famous chritsmas tree during the festive season.

-General Electric Building
30 Rockfeller Plaza
Former RCA Building, the General Electric Building which is the main building of the Rockfeller Center houses the NBC Studios ( National Broadcasting Corporation ).
Guided tours only ( 1 hour ).
Daily 9:30 to 4:30pm. Closed on major holidays. Rate : $10 - Information 212 664-4000

In the entrance of the building you can see the murals by Jose Maria Sert "American's progress".

At the 65th Floor is the Rainbow Room, a famous ballroom and restaurant from where you will have an excellent view.

Radio City Music Hall

1260 Avenue of las Americas. ( W. 50th Street and 6th Avenue ). Visit by guided tours, Information 212 - 632-4041

Created in 1932, The Radio City Music Hall used to be one of the most prestigious music hall in New York. At the beginning many variety shows were presented and very soon movie premieres.

5, 882 seat theater.

Internet web site :
Radio City Music Hall


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