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Rockefeller Center will light it up blue on World Autism Awareness Day

The historic Rockefeller Center in New York City will Light It Up Blue along with global landmarks on April 2, 2018 for World Autism Awareness Day!

Rockefeller Center is a large complex consisting of 19 high-rise commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th and 51st Streets in New York City. Commissioned by the Rockefeller family, it is located in the center of Midtown Manhattan, spanning the area between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987.

Rockefeller Center is famous for its annual Christmas tree lighting.

Wear something blue on April 2nd in support of understanding and acceptance for people with autism. Get your #LightItUpBlue gear here.

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