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Rockefeller Center or Rockefeller Plaza is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres (89,000 m2) between 48th and 51st streets in New York City, United States. Built by the Rockefeller family, it is located in the center of Midtown Manhattan, spanning the area between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue.
Rockefeller Center was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987.
Rockefeller Center was named after John D. Rockefeller, Jr., who leased the space from Columbia University in 1928 and developed it from 1930. Rockefeller initially planned a syndicate to build an opera house for the Metropolitan Opera on the site, but changed his mind after the stock market crash of 1929 and the Metropolitan's continual delays to hold out for a more favorable lease, causing Rockefeller to move forward without them.
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The NYC Holiday Season brings on some of the most memorable of Rockefeller Center experiences. There's the larger-than-life Christmas Tree in the Rockefeller Center Plaza, overlooking the Rockefeller Center Ice-Skating Rink below. And around the corner is Radio City Music Hall, most well known for the stunning dancing line of Rockettes and the annual Christmas Spectacular.
Rockefeller Center General Information:
- Rockefeller Center Phone:212-632-3975.
- Rockefeller Center Cross Streets:From 5th to 7th avenues between 47th and 50th Streets.
- Nearest Subways to Rockefeller Center:F, B, D or Q trains to 47-50 Streets-Rockefeller Center stop; 6 to 51st Street; 1 to 50th Street.
Rockefeller Center has much to offer year-round.
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