Rockefeller Apartments

Rockefeller Apartments (HM2CRU)

Location: New York, NY 10019 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 45.771', W 73° 58.602'

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Rockefeller Apartments, built in 1935-37, are a major example of the International Style. Designed by the firm of Harrison & Fouilhoux, the two buildings were commissioned by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Nelson Rockefeller to enhance the family interests in Rockefeller Center. Wallace K. Harrison's spare detailing, the rhythmic pattern of the semicircular window bays and concern for light and air changed the standards for New York City apartment planning.
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HM NumberHM2CRU
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Year Placed1994
Placed ByNew York Landmarks Preservation Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, December 13th, 2018 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586369 N 4512935
Decimal Degrees40.76285000, -73.97670000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.771', W 73° 58.602'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 46.26" N, 73° 58' 36.12" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646, 718, 917, 347
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42 W 56th St, New York NY 10019, US
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