The Rockefeller Center Public Art Tour
Architecture -- History -- Interesting Pictures and Stories

A Walking Tour or Slide Show of the Past and the Present

Murals - Sculptures - Reliefs - Architecture - History - Interesting Pictures and Stories

Private tours and slide shows available all year

Includes an exploration of the art, history and architecture of Rockefeller Center with biographical information about John D. Rockefeller and a walk through the underground plaza, with its shops, restaurants and passageways that connect the Center's original 12 buildings. Some of the finest and most interesting examples of sculpture and murals are mistakenly passed over daily - as just architectural sculptures or public paintings - and people fail to realize that right here on the streets and on the public walls and ceilings of Rockefeller Center, are works from some of the great artists of the twentieth century. The purpose of this tour is to examine the art and increase our awareness and appreciation of the art that has been on display for over a half a century at the center.

Featuring information and pictures about:

Find out about the controversies connected to Rockefeller Center's art works:

We will see the works of such widely acclaimed sculptors and painters as:

About 2 hours ($120.) long with 25 stops or a 3 hour ($180.) version with 36 stops
The 3 hour tour includes 2 landmark buildings on 5th Ave.that are not a part of Rockefeller Center. The 3 hour tour will sometimes include some of the next generation of artist represented in the additions to Rockefeller Center in the 1960's (between 6th & 7th Avenues) with the works of artist such as:
Fritz Glarner (1899 - 1972); and Josef Albers (1888 - 1976)William Crovello (1929 - )

Included in the 3 hour version are works by such well known and accomplished artist of the day as,:
Leo Frielander
(1890 - 1966); Gaston Lachaise (1882 - 1935); Robert Garison (1895 - 1946); Hildreh Meiere (1893 - 1961)

MEETING AT: 645 Olympic Tower, Atrium Entrance, On East 51 Street Between: Fifth Avenue & Madison Avenue
E & F Train to 5 Ave.(53 St) or #6 Train to E. 51 St. (Lex. Ave.) or N & R Train to 5 Ave.

Guided by Alfred Pommer a college graduate, an author, an informative native New Yorker and a Licensed New York City Guide,
who has spent over 25 years researching, creating and leading walking tours in Manhattan's many diverse neighborhoods.

Interested in a Private Walking Tour or Slide Show ?
Call: (212) 979-2388 for details www.nycwalk.com
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