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Rockefeller Center

New York, New York
County of New York.
Bounded by Fifth Ave., 48th St., Seventh Ave., and W. 51st St.
National Register Number: 87002591
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - music facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2003.
Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Active theater and music center.
Web Site: www.nyctourist.com/rock_center1.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 23, 1987):
Rockefeller Center changed the form of mid-town Manhattan. It became one of the most successful urban planning projects in the history of American architecture, and integrated the arts of architecture, city planning, landscape architecture, and sculpture on a scale never achieved before. This vast project provided thousands of jobs during the Depression and restored the image of New York as the premier American city.


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