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BUILDING
 
 
Rockefeller Center
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DESIGNER
 
 
Raymond Hood

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
New York
Metropolitan area
New York City
County
New York
Town
New York - Manhattan
Borough
Manhattan
Address
Midtown Manhattan (48th street, 51st street, Fifth Avenue, Sixth Avenue)
 
 
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices

TOWN PLANNING AND URBAN DESIGN
Urban design and urban renovation
Multifunctional areas
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1931    
Realisation
1939
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AWARDS
 
1987
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
1987
U.S. National Historic Landmark
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Saboteur
Directed by
Alfred Hitchcock
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1942
Cast
Robert Cummings, Priscilla Lane, Otto Kruger, Norman Lloyd
Building's role
Considerable
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Christine Roussel, The Art of Rockefeller Center, W.W. Norton & Company, New York 2006
"Le dieci torri che hanno cambiato il mondo/Ten towers that changed the world", Domus Grattacieli/Skyscrapers, supplemento a/supplement of Domus 865, dicembre/december 2003, p. 24 (22-29)
Meridiani 116, marzo 2003 [New York], p. 179 (176-179)
Daniel Okrent, Great Fortune. The Epic of Rockefeller Center, Viking Press, New York 2003
"La torre e la città/The tower and the city", Domus 840, settembre/september 2001, "Servizi/Features" pp. 36-101
Carol Willis, "La città tra le nuvole/The city in the clouds", Domus 840, settembre/september 2001, "Servizi/Features" p. 36 (36-101)
Judith Dupré, Skyscrapers, Black Dog & Leventhal, New York 1996, pp. 42-43
Walter Karp, The Center. A History and Guide to Rockefeller Center, American Heritage Publishing Company, New York 1982
Francesco dal Co, "Complessità e contraddizioni del tipo-grattacielo: ipotesi, interpretazioni, documenti", Casabella 457/458, aprile-maggio/april-may 1980 [Grattacielo: casa dello specchio], p. 56 (56-89)
Raymond Hood, "Il progetto di Rockefeller City", Casabella 457/458, aprile-maggio/april-may 1980 [Grattacielo: casa dello specchio], pp. 82-85 (56-89)
Alan Balfour, Rockefeller Center. Architecture as Theater, McGraw-Hill, New York 1978
Carol Herselle Krinsky, Rockefeller Center, Oxford University Press, New York 1978
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 524-525 [XI. Il movimento organico negli Stati Uniti]
David G. Loth, The City Within a City. The Romance of Rockefeller Center, Morrow, New York 1966
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CLIENT
 
 
John D. Rockefeller
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Number
21 buildings
Height
max m. 259
Floors
70 aboveground
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STAFF
 
Progetti
Andrew L. Reinhard and Henry Hofmeister
Harvey Wiley Corbett, Wallace Kirkman Harrison and W.H. MacMurray
Raymond Hood and André J. Fouilhoux
 
 
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