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Rockefeller Center


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Reinhard and Hofmeister Architect
1930/00/00
1933/00/00
1969/00/00 Edward House Auchincloss Work Richard Lawrence Jr and Edward House Auchincloss establish, Auchincloss and Lawrence an investment management firm headquartered in Rockefeller Center. Auchincloss and Lawrence had a successful history of operating for more than 30 years.

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Particulars for Rockefeller Center:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Entertainment- Recreation
Criteria Historic Event
Sport Ice Skating
Area of Significance Landscape architecture
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Category for Historic Use Recreation and Culture



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 23rd December 1987

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Rockefeller Center
Registry Address: Bounded by Fifth Ave., W. Forty-eighth St., Seventh Ave., W. Fifty-first St.
Registry Number: 87002591
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Reinhard and Hofmeister; et al.
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 12
Contributing Buildings: 13
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Landscape architecture, Entertainment-recreation, Art, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1930, 1933
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture, Commerce, Trade
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function:

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Gentleman's Agreement Film Elia Kazan "Gentleman's Agreement" is set at Rockefeller Center
On the Town Film Stanley Donen "On the Town" is set and was filmed at Rockefeller Center
The Catcher in the Rye Book J D Salinger Setting

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