Rockefeller Center, a hub of holiday festivity, is more than just an iconic New York landmark. It’s a treasure trove of both celebrated and hidden gems, especially during the holiday season. For residents of ARO, the proximity to this seasonal wonderland offers not only the classic holiday fare — the world-famous Christmas tree and spectacular holiday decorations — but also sightseeing, shopping, and culinary offerings to match.
The Rink at Rockefeller Center is where the artistry of ice skating unfolds against the backdrop of the iconic Christmas tree. Located just moments from ARO, our residents can revel in a seasonal experience that transcends the ordinary.
The complete Rockefeller Center experience, however, requires heading upward. Venturing to the 70th floor, visitors are treated to breathtaking views at Top of the Rock. It’s a quintessentially New York vantage point for visitors and locals alike, offering a new perspective on the holiday landscape from above. The Beam, an addition introduced in December, further elevates the spectacle. Inspired by the iconic “Lunch Atop a Skyscraper” photo, it brings visitors 12 feet above Top of the Rock for unbeatable sights of Central Park and beyond.
Named after the Doppler radar that once graced the 70th floor, The Weather Room offers its patrons a dining experience that redefines “elevated dining.” Situated on the 67th floor, the cafe seamlessly pairs signature views with locally sourced eats, featuring artisanal sandwiches, tempting pastries, and classic New York bagels.
At Café Grumpy, an independently owned (and women-owned) coffee company, you can get your caffeine fix, while Samesa Restaurant and Catering, co-owned by Michigan-born brothers Eli and Max Sussman, serves up fast, healthy, and fresh Middle Eastern cuisine. Meanwhile, 5 Acres draws inspiration from nostalgic Midwestern dishes and the vibrant burger joints of New York City, crafting a unique dining experience that blends down-home comfort with a touch of sophistication.
Ace’s Pizza adds a slice of diversity with both its Sicilian and Detroit-style pizzas, available on the Rink Level at Rockefeller Center, while Alidoro stands out with its classic Italian sandwiches, touted among the city’s best.
ARO, a beacon of luxury and convenience, beckons those seeking an urbane living experience in the heart of the city. Discover the allure of no-fee apartments and a neighborhood brimming with attractions beyond the ordinary. If you’re ready to immerse yourself in luxury living and explore all that ARO and its surroundings offer, contact our team.