"Rockefeller Centre" Rockefeller Center - Plaza Tip by madamx

Rockefeller Center - Plaza, New York City: 208 reviews and 359 photos

  Skating starts in October at the rink
by madamx

Built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., Rockefeller Centre provided jobs for 225,000 during the depression, and comprised of 14 buildings by 1940. By 1973, there were 19 buildings on site. Radio City Music Hall was completed by 1932.

If you don't have time to explore the complex, at least take a look at the Promenade, othewise known as the Channel Gardens and let it lead you down to the Lower Plaza and world-famous skating rink watched over by Prometheus. There are many shops and a food court here as well.

Address: 45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10111
Directions: Between 48th and 50th Sts., from 5th to 6th Aves.
Phone: (212) 332-6868
Website: http://www.rockerfellercenter.com

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  • Updated Oct 24, 2005
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