Aerial Photo of Rockefeller Center Under Construction in 1932

Rockefeller Center under construction, New York City, 1932 | Rockefeller Center rises in mid-Manhattan. Photograph by Hamilton M. Wright for Aerial Explorations, Inc., N.Y., 1932.

From the New York World-Telegram Collection at the <a href="http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html" rel="nofollow">U.S. Library of Congress</a>.
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<b>[PD]</b> <a href="http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c36071" rel="nofollow">This picture</a> is assumed to be in the public domain.
Rockefeller Center under construction, New York City, 1932 | Rockefeller Center rises in mid-Manhattan. Photograph by Hamilton M. Wright for Aerial Explorations, Inc., N.Y., 1932. From the New York World-Telegram Collection at the U.S. Library of Congress. More pictures from the World-Telegram Collection [PD] This picture is assumed to be in the public domain.

In this vintage aerial photograph taken by Hamilton M. Wright for Aerial Explorations, Inc. in 1932, you can see just how massive the project was at the time. 30 Rockefeller Center was dozens of stories taller than any of it's surrounding buildings. The original photo can be found at the Library of Congress.

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