Rockefeller Center (Phase I)

Built in 1929 during The Great Depression, Rockefeller Center is a complex of a dozen buildings, including the 60-story General Electric Building and Radio City Music Hall. An example of Art Deco architecture, it was constructed with Indiana limestone, an elegant and beautiful building material noted for its durability and fire resistance.

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The project included:

  • Cleaning and restoration of over 2,500,000 square feet of building façade
  • Use of a filtered water saturation cleaning method, approved by the New York City Landmarks Commission
  • Removal of old mortar
  • Repointing, recaulking
  • Repair or replacement of damaged stones, using state-of-the-art restoration techniques

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Rockefeller Center (Phase I)
Rockefeller Center (Phase I)
Rockefeller Center (Phase I)
Rockefeller Center (Phase I)
Rockefeller Center (Phase I)
Rockefeller Center (Phase I)
Rockefeller Center (Phase I)
Rockefeller Center (Phase I)
Rockefeller Center (Phase I)

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  • Completion Date: 12/1/1997
  • Owner: Tishman Speyer Properties
  • General Contractor: Tishman-Speyer Properties
  • Masonry Contractor: Graciano Corporation

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