When dodging people on Fifth Avenue and at Rockefeller Center, you probably don’t have time to look up and ponder what secrets may lie in the tourist trap. But atop the Art Deco infused Rockefeller Center are some great garden rooftops, some slightly more accessible than others.
620 Loft and Garden part of 620 5th Avenue, is part of an indoor/outdoor space with views of St. Patrick’s Cathedral that can be rented for weddings and events. It was also a film location for the original Spiderman movie.
On the symmetrical rooftop across the way is a perfectly manicured rooftop that’s connected to the Tishman Speyer office. So basically, take any meetings you can at Tishman Speyer:
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