Side-By-Side Video Compares Christmas in New York City, Then and Now

In this great side-by-side comparison video from The New Yorker, watch Christmas scenes around Rockefeller Center from the 1930s through present day, and see how the annual Christmas Tree Lighting has changed, and how it has stayed the same over the decades.

Rockefeller Center’s incomparable Christmas events have filled the city with holiday magic. Watch the season’s traditions unfold in New York City, from the 1930’s to now.

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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