General Electric Building, New York City

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The General Electric Building, also known as 570 Lexington Avenue, is a historic 50-floor, 640ft-tall, skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, United States, at the southwest corner of Lexington Avenue and 51st Street). Originally known as the RCA Victor Building when designed in 1931 by John W. Cross of Cross & Cross, it is sometimes known by its address to avoid confusion with the much later renaming, in 1988, of the RCA Building at 30 Rockefeller Plaza as the 'GE Building', itself later renamed 'Comcast Building'.The building backs up to the low Byzantine dome of St. Bartholomew's Church on Park Avenue and shares the same brick color. It is a 50-floor stylized Gothic tower, with elaborate Art Deco decoration of lightning bolts showing the power of electricity. The base contains elaboratem masonry, architectural figural sculpture, and on the corner above the main entrance, a corner clock with the cursive GE logo and a pair of silver disembodied forearms. The crown of the building is an example of Gothic tracery, which is intended to represent electricity and radio waves, and is lit from within at night.
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  • I stopped by Rockefeller Center's GE building on Friday evening in New York modern art museum free admission from 4 pm finished the tour, to go on foot to the Morgan Library. It is cold, or crowded in tourist-centric were a skating rink bumps with. Because it is reasonably light hand-held photography take landscape photos. Around the building there was also plenty of outdoor sculpture, covered with snow and was still NG in the dark.
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  • It is one of the typical skyscrapers of Manhattan. The architecture is Gothic, with precious details that are worth watch and lose a time to admire it.
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  • the building is beautiful and greatly kept -go down one or 2 floors for the shopping and food mall -in the winter it is very useful  more »
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  • Beautiful building I wonder if they have appliances in that building from Ge? I have a range to give them if they want it’s a week old and doesn’t work it became inoperable after 2 days? Customer relations said under no circumstances will they replace the range only fix it, the so called Ge technician asked me for a manual cuz he wasn’t versed on the range it was too new? He ordered a part but no timeline! I’m without an oven so far7 days who knows how long. But Ge cares?????? Still no calls no emails of any resolve just empty gestures! Buyer Beware Ge products are really bad and customer service is worse. Do yourself a favor research before you buy. Ge isnt even on the best 10 list.shamefull!!! Buyers remorse and expensive mistake. Ge does not care trust me!

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