Let There Be Lights…Lots of Them

See photos of one of the country's most famous Christmas trees as it is installed and lit up in Rockefeller Center.

6 photos
1/6
Getty Images
Workers hoisted the 72-foot tall Norway spruce this into place at Rockefeller Center on November 14.
2/6
Getty Images
The eight-ton tree came from Hamilton, New Jersey, where it was planted nearly 80 years ago.
3/6
KNBC-TV
The Christmas tree has been an annual ritual in midtown Manhattan since the origins of Rockefeller Center in the 1930s.
4/6
Getty Images
The tree, which is 40 feet round, has been decorated with 30,000 energy-efficient LED lights on 5 miles of wire.
5/6
Getty Images
Singer Fergie unveiled Swarovski's Rockefeller Center tree-topper star at Rockefeller Center a few days before the arrival of the tree.
6/6
Getty Images
Last year marked the 75th annual tree lighting ceremony and was attended by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Al Roker, Tony Bennett and Jerry I. Speyer.
Contact Us