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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Rockefeller's decision to proceed with the project delighted city officials, who welcomed the jobs and the business activity in the darkest days of the Depression. He decided to build a small city, consisting of living space, office space, restaurants, commercial shops, and theaters. Due to a zoning regulation that tied the height of new buildings to the amount of free ground space on the property, architects were able to design skyscrapers as part of the center, arranged around a large mall. The original Rockefeller Center, built between 1932 and 1940, included thirteen buildings. The seventy-story RCA Building, the British Empire Building, the International Building, the Associated Press Building, and Radio City Music Hall are among the most impressive of the original structures. In the view of many, the public areas of Rockefeller Center are the most enlightened aspect of the design. Public gardens in the large...

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