NBC News‘ world headquarters is at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City.
- The building originally opened in May 1933, with studios dedicated to radio production.
- The building’s studios were clustered in the 16-story mostly windowless base of the building.
- 30 Rock’s original design also included floors dedicated for future TV studios.
- Over the years, most of the radio studios were converted for television or other uses as the network changed hands, including becoming owned by the conglomerate GE.
- In 1996, NBC purchased the space it has leased for 60 years.
- The studio space is now used for multiple NBC and NBC News programs.
- In 2014, Comcast, which had purchased NBC, was granted permission to remove the giant “GE” letters from atop the building.
- The building was also renamed the Comcast Building.
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