Rockefeller Center - Vintage Images


The Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan was conceived as "a city within a city", a complex of commercial buildings that are home to remarkable art, style and entertainment. It was built from 1931 to 1939. The first building opened in 1933, the RCA (Radio Corporation of America) Building (today GE Building), 70 stories high.


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Ice Rink


The Greek Titan Prometheus at Rockefeller Center Plaza. Vintage photograph by Wurts Brothers / New York Public Library. This gilded cast bronze sculpture was created by Paul Manship in 1934.


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People looking at New York City from the observation roofs of Rockefeller Center, at a height of 259 meters. Photograph by Irving Browning, circa 1935, in postcard format, color photomechanical. Source: Library of Congress.



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Recent photo of the ice rink at Rockefeller Center during Christmas time (credit Julienne Schaer / NYC & Company).




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Rockefeller Center - Vintage Images





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