by robertmcnicol

The Rockefeller Center is admired by many, your Mr McNicol included, as a fine complex of art deco buildings. Unremarkable from afar, they come into their own when one is close enough to see the detailing, the sculpture and planning, and be overwhelmed by the scale of the place. Lots of pics after the jump…

The 70-floor GE Building:

Prometheus doing his fire-providing thing:

They’ve even got a well-designed back entrance:

Not to mention the internals (thanks to Osmond for the first two of these beauties):

And then, once at the top, you get this:

and this:

and this:

 and this:

and, er, this: