GE Building "30 Rock"


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The GE Building is an Art Deco skyscraper that forms the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in the midtown Manhattan section of New York City. Known as the RCA Building until 1988, GE Buliding is most famous for housing the headquarters of the television network NBC. GE Buliding 850 feet (259 m) tall, the 70-story building is the 10th tallest building in New York City and the 33rd tallest in the United States. GE Buliding address is 30 Rockefeller Plaza, which has led to its nickname "30 Rock".

Since the building opened in 1933 (it was called the RCA Building then, after its lead tenant), it has been home to some of the most important and well-known companies in America. The fifty-sixth floor is the private offices of the Rockefeller family itself. The “father” of Rockefeller Center, John D. Rockefeller Jr., was not a particular fan of modern architecture, and his personal office was decorated in 16th century wood paneling and leaded-glass bookcases with an ancient fireplace was vented into the Manhattan sky.