"From the riches of oil trade..." Rockefeller Center - Plaza Tip by Tijavi

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

The Rockefellers built their empire primarily on oil trading, and wealth from this lucrative business gave rise to Rockefeller Center. The property development covers 8.9 hectares (22 acres), upon which 22 buildings were built including Radio City Hall and the GE Building.

A visit to the Rockefeller Center is like being in the set of several movies that were shot there, like Home Alone 2, or Money Train. But what could be a larger-than-life scene in the movies could turn out to be a "disappointment" in reality. Seriously, the ice skating rink looks larger in the movies than in reality! I was a tad bit disappointed.

Address: 47th-51st Streets and between 5th and 6th Avenues.
Directions: B,D,F,V Subways to 47-50th Sts, Rockefeller CenterNot sure on the busses right now. :(
Phone: (212) 332-6868
Website: http://www.rockefellercenter.com/

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  • Updated Feb 11, 2012
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