Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE — David Rockefeller

06-12 David RockefellerHappy 100th Birthday to David Rockefeller, last surviving son of John D. Rockefeller Jr. The patriarch of one of the wealthiest and most famous patrician families in America was instrumental in the revitalization of downtown Manhattan in the 1960’s and 70’s, helping to spearhead the creation of the Chase Manhattan Bank Tower and the World Trade Center. For most of his career, he has had an office at Rockefeller Center and serves as narrator for one of the introductory films seen on the way up to Top of the Rock.

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