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Rockefeller Center, 1940
Rockefeller Center, home of the Radio City Music Hall

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Radio City Music Hall Opened to the Public in New York
December 27, 1932

The Radio City Music Hall is part of Rockefeller Center, a 12-acre complex in midtown Manhattan developed between 1929 and 1940 by business tycoon John D. Rockefeller Jr. He leased the land from Columbia University. Rockefeller initially planned an opera house on the site, but changed his mind after the stock market crash of 1929. One of the complex's first tenants was the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), hence the names "Radio City" and "Radio City Music Hall." If you're ever in New York, take in a show or take a peek into the famous Radio City Music Hall.
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