Atlas in Rockefeller Plaza

Rockefeller plaza
The Rockefeller Center bet W50 and W51. West 48th to 51st Streets between 5th and 6th Avenues  now has 21 buildingsThe International Building, and its southerly frontage on 630 Fifth Avenue in New York City became known as the Palazzo d’Italia which displays the atlas, a bronze 45-foot-tall statue, created in 1937 by Lee Lawrie and Rene Paul Chambellan. Rockefeller Plaza became a national historic landmark in 1987.

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