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>.
<a href="http://flickr.com/search/?q=world-telegram&amp;m=tags&amp;w=76204898@N00&amp;s=int">More pictures from the World-Telegram Collection</a>
<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.

via reddit

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Editor in Chief

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.

Something wrong with this post? Let us know!

Shop Related Products…

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Brought To You By…