Art: Radio City

Caviar canapés, cold boiled lobsters, chickens in aspic and other unaccustomed objects covered the draughting tables in the offices of Reinhard & Hofmeister last week. Earnestly munching, architects, reporters, engineers, radio tycoons and photographers stood round a central table on which a 5-ft. plasterboard model slowly revolved—the model for the greatest private architectural project ever undertaken in the U. S., New York's $250,000,000 Radio City (TIME, July 7).

The project started nearly two years ago when the Rockefeller estate assembled three full blocks in mid-Manhattan (48th to 51st Streets, between Fifth and...

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