Our already popular Nanoosh location at 30 Rockefeller Plaza has a new trick up its sleeve—starting this week, they’ll be delivering our flavorful, fresh, and healthy Mediterranean goodness directly to your home or office. To celebrate this Nanoosh milestone, we’ve decided to take a close look at some of the institutions that make Rockefeller Center a unique and irreplaceable landmark of New York City.
Located in Midtown and made up of 19 separate buildings, Rockefeller Center has been a National Landmark since 1987, and Nanoosh is proud to call it home. Here are a few reasons why.
Though its name is now synonymous with the Tina Fey-penned sitcom that took place in its NBC offices, 30 Rockefeller Plaza was a standout skyscraper long before we’d ever heard the name Liz Lemon. Originally named the RCA Building, 30 Rock became the GE Building (and then the Comcast Building) after GE purchased RCA in the 1980s.
30 Rock was built in 1933, and the unique Art Deco building has long been a highlight of the New York skyline. It’s also well-known as the home of NBC and as the studio location of many hit shows, including Saturday Night Live, NBC Nightly News, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Plus, its “Top of the Rock” observation deck allows visitors stunning panoramic views of the city.
Radio City Music Hall
Open to the public since 1932, Radio City Music Hall, located at 1260 Avenue of the Americas, is an instantly recognizable symbol of New York City. The indoor theatre was originally home to a variety of film screenings and stage shows. The Hall itself has a long-running reputation as a major tourist attraction, partly due to its unique architectural style and dazzling exterior lights. These days, it’s best known as the home of the annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular, featuring the Rockettes.
Architectural Style and Art
Ultimately, Rockefeller Center is probably best known for its striking appearance. Occupying 22 acres of Manhattan’s Midtown, its original fourteen buildings were all designed in the Art Deco style popular in the 1930s, with later additions constructed beginning in the 1960s. Popular in the 1930s and 40s, Art Deco features include symmetry, straight lines, and bold, modern touches.
Rockefeller Center is also well known for its gardens, sculptures, and art—including Prometheus and the State of Atlas that make up part of its exterior—as well as the iconic flagpoles and ice skating rink in its plaza.
Take in the beauty and history of Rockefeller Center while enjoying a delicious meal from Nanoosh—or have that same meal delivered, and come see us another time. The choice is yours!