Rockefeller Center is a large commercial and entertainment complex located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. It was built by John D. Rockefeller Jr. during the 1930s and is named after the Rockefeller family. The complex covers 22 acres of land and includes several buildings, including the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, Radio City Music Hall, and the Top of the Rock Observation Deck.
The centerpiece of Rockefeller Center is the 70-story GE Building, which is now known as the Comcast Building. It was completed in 1933 and was at the time the tallest building in the world. Today, it remains one of the most recognizable landmarks in New York City.
The complex also includes several other notable buildings, including the Art Deco-style 30 Rockefeller Plaza, also known as the "30 Rock" building, which is home to NBC Studios and the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. The complex also features several shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.
Rockefeller Center is also famous for its annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, which has been a tradition since 1933. The event draws thousands of visitors each year and is broadcast live on television. Additionally, Rockefeller Center has been featured in numerous movies and television shows, including the iconic opening scene of the sitcom "Friends".