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Rockefeller Center

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The Rockefeller Center is an inter-connected complex of 19 buildings in mid-town Manhattan. Every winter they construct an ice rink in the Lower Plaza and erect an enormous, lavishly decorated Christmas tree that is definitely worth a visit for an emergency injection of "Christmas cheer". Running underneath the Center is a network of concourses that connect the buildings from below. It is a secret that has somehow escaped the masses and is the perfect way to get between the buildings in the winter whilst doing some shopping in any of the retail stores that adorn the corridors. You can also use it to connect to the subway.

Written by  Alex Allen.

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“Rockefeller Center Architecture”

A mixed-use complex containing 13 buildings for commercial, retail and entertainment purposes, the various structures were surrounded by open plazas and gardens embellished with public works of art. Built between 1932 and 1940, the original buildings had… Read more...

Written by  George Monkhouse.

“Can we afford a shopping weekend in New York?”

For The Observer. First published Sunday 26th October 2008. From either location, you can hop on the subway for low-cost outings in all boroughs that will elevate your experience of NYC beyond the usual tourist traps. Broadway is great, but it's hard t… Read more...

Written by press. See the full article in The Observer, 26th Ocotber 2008

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