Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 office buildings occupying 89,000 m² between 48th and 51st streets, New York City. Within this complex there are Radio City Music Hall, the GE Building and Center Art. Watching the musical theater, The Dr. Oz Show and Saturday Night Live, all you can find here.
Radio City Music Hall is an existing building at Rockefeller Center since 1932. The interior design of the building was crowned as “The World’s Greatest Examples of Art Deco Design”. Radio City became a place for some music performances are regularly held every holiday season, one of which is The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. This show is a musical theater, which has been held for more than seven decades. In it, you can see 140 performers are guaranteed fun.
In addition, Radio City Music Hall is also the location of the concert of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Grammy Awards and many more. Since opening to the public, this tourist attraction in New York has been visited by more than 300 million people.
In the middle of Rockefeller complex, are the GE Building. The building has 70 floors with a height of 266 meters. GE Building is increasingly known to many people through photographs by Charles C. Ebbets entitled “Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper”. It depicts a number of construction workers were having lunch at a steel pole at an altitude of 260 meters without a safety rope.
In the GE Building, you can find the famous club, the Rainbow Room on floor 65 and the office of the Rockefeller Family on floor 54-56. Not only that, some of the events that surely you also know as NBC News, Late Night with David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Fallon, The Dr. Oz Show and Saturday Night Live.
Late Night with Letterman is a talk show broadcast on NBC television. The event is now renamed Late Night with Jimmy Fallon as the host turnover. This event often displays famous guest stars such as Tom Hanks and Jennifer Lopez as well as the band performs of Limp Bizkit, Incubus until Blink 182.
While Saturday Night Live (SNL) is a television show that takes the theme of comedy, music and variety show. For more than three years, this event received numerous awards, one of the “100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME” of TIME magazine. Some of the famous band’s performance is also often done here, for example, Nirvana, Maroon 5 and Bruno Mars.
In addition to Radio City and the GE Building, Rockefeller Center also provides Art Center. In this area, you can find the statue of Atlas is so great, Prometheus or knight of Greece and various sculptures and other art objects.
Public transportation that you can use to get to Rockefeller Center is a train F, D, B or V, off at 47-50th street Rockefeller Center Stop. While in New York, you can also visit other tourist sites such as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and Time Square.