26 Oct '14, 1pm

Rockefeller Center’s Rooftop Gardens are a Hidden Urban Treasure

Rockefeller Center’s Rooftop Gardens are a Hidden Urban Treasure

than we can count, but more often than not, these sky-high oases are private terraces atop homes - meaning that regular old people like us never get to experience their green delights. But there is one place in New York City that boasts an entire collection of elaborate rooftop gardens , and every now and then these landscaped escapes are open to the public. For the last 75 years, the Rockefeller Center has maintained impeccably manicured shrubs, flowers, and lawns, making their gardens some of the oldest in the city. Access to the gardens is rare - mostly reserved for Rockefeller employees - but their secrecy only lends to their allure. We've gathered a collection of stunning images of the gardens, so feast your eyes here while you wait for this

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