Design Library Image Collection
Archivision Addition Module EIGHT--6,304 images
Type of View:
NBC Studios, entrance on 49th Street between Fifth & Sixth Avenues
Date of View:
The radio studios of NBC opened in 1933. The construction of the studios called for a remarkable feat of engineering: the studios floated on immense, felt-covered steel springs suspended from the building¿s structural elements to insulate them from any external sound.
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Addition Module EIGHT
Architecture; commercial / industrial structures; office buildings
Related Work Title:
Rockefeller Center; partOf
30 Rockefeller Plaza
Barry Faulkner (American mosaicist, 1881-1966); Gaston Lachaise (French sculptor, 1882-1935); Lee Oskar Lawrie (American sculptor, 1877-1961); Raymond M. Hood (American architect, 1881-1934)
stone; steel; glass
850 ft (height)
New York, New York, United States