360° Video Shows How This Year's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Came to Be

Perhaps the most famous Christmas Tree in America, the Rockefeller Center Tree has been setup each year in front of the 30 Rockefeller Plaza skyscraper since 1931, a beloved annual tradition here in New York City. In this immersive 360° video from the New York Times, see exactly how this year's tree came all the way from Pennsylvania to be setup in the plaza.

Join workers as they transport and dress a 75-foot Norway spruce from Pennsylvania for the annual tree lighting ceremony in Rockefeller Center.

If you can't move the view around, you need to use the Google Chrome browser on desktop, or the YouTube App for iOS or Android to move around inside the video.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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