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The balcony in Radio City Music Hall, 1932
The geometric shapes of the Radio City Music Hall's balcony are typical of the decorative style that came to be known as Art Deco

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

Ever hear of the famous New York City precision dance team, the "Rockettes?" New York's Radio City Music Hall is famous not only for great acts like the Rockettes, but also for its fabulous Art Deco design. This stunning theater opened its doors to the public on December 27, 1932. Starting in 1933, you could go there to see "The Radio City Christmas Spectacular," a New York Christmas tradition.

Now you can see a number of shows there or just go inside to admire the design by Donald Desky. The interior incorporates glass, aluminum, chrome, and geometric ornamentation for a contemporary Art Deco look.

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