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  1. 30 Rock refers to the GE building and photograph ‘Lunch atop a skyscraper’ by Charles Ebbets shows the construction of RCA building,now known as GE building after GE bought RCA in 1986.

  2. ‘lunchtime atop a skyscraper’ is a famous photo taken during the construction of the GE building, whose nickname is ’30 rock’

  3. The first pic shows “30 Rock” which refers to the GE Building where NBC Studios is located and which has the address “30 Rockefeller Plaza.”
    The second is the ever famous “Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper” photograph, taken during construction of the RCA Building (presently named GE Building) at Rockefeller Center in 1932.

  4. Connect is the GE building in Manhattan, known for housing the NBC HQ and studios.

    The title of the TV show “30 Rock” refers to the street address of the building (30 Rockefeller Plaza) and outdoor scenes are shot outside the GE building.

    The legendary photo “Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper” was also taken on the GE building during its construction.

  5. Charles Ebbets shot the picture known as New York Construction Workers Lunching On A Crossbeam in 1932, when they were constructing the GE Building, 30 Rockefeller Center. This building, the home of NBC, is popularly known as 30 Rock, and lends the comedy its name.

  6. scene from30rock which stands for rockefeller plaza.second pic is charles ebbets photo of construction workers of the same building

    anil raghavan

  7. Nice question. 30 Rock is the address of the GE Building in Rockefeller plaza where the picture was also taken of the workman having lunch during the building of the rockefeller plaza

  8. When i was in Coimbatore…. my friend Thomas Masun recommended 2 serials on TV. One was House and the other was 30 rock.Thomas told me that the phrase 30 rock referred to the address of the GE building in Rockefeller Centre in NYC ( 30 Rockefeller Plaza ).Therefore , pic 1 is from the serial 30 rock while pic 2 shows honest workers constructing the GE building by the sweat of their honest brow .

  9. pic a – 30 Rock,
    pic b – Lunchtime atop a Skyscrapper
    The skyscrapper in question used to be called R.C.A building – now known as the GE center. It is a part of the Rockefeller Center. 30 Rock is based on a network studio in Rockefeller Center

  10. Rockfeller Plaza. The visual on the left is from Tina Fey’s comedy series 30 Rock and the one on the right is an iconic photo depicting workers having lunch while working on Rockfeller Plaza or 30 Rock.

  11. Connect: Rockefeller Centre

    1. The series 30 Rock. The Rockefeller Centre is also known as 30 Rock
    2. Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper: Photograph by Charles Ebbbet of construction workers having lunch during the construction of the Rockefeller Centre

  12. 30 rock and a photo taken during the construction of the GE building.

    30 rock is the address of the GE building (30 rockefeller plaza

  13. Rockefeller center is the connect.
    30 rock the sitcom and workers having lunch on a girder of the Rockefeller centre.

  14. The pic on the left is the cast of 30 Rock, which is based on a fictional NBC variety program that is shot in NBC studios at 30 Rockefeller Center (hence the name 30 Rock). The picture on the right is in iconic image shot during the construction of Rockefeller Center in the 1930s.
    The connection therefore is Rockefeller Center.

  15. Ge Building, sometimes referred to as 30 Rock, a reference to its address at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

  16. The connect is “30 Rock”

    The first picture features the cast from the NBC show “30 Rock”.
    The second is the famous lunch-time photograph which was taken during the construction of the GE Building, also know as 30 Rockefeller Center (shortened to “30 Rock”

  17. 30 Rock/GE Building/RCA building

    The cast of 30 Rock and the famous photo of construction workers having lunch atop the RCA bldng.

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