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2/14/2013 3:43 PM 

As part of Comcast's $16.7 billion purchase of General Electric's stake in NBCUniversal, the company will buy 30 Rockefeller Plaza for $1.4 billion. GE, which has occupied space in the New York landmark since its completion in 1933, will reportedly maintain corporate offices in the building.

"From the time the doors opened, all the way until 1988, 30 Rock was known as the RCA Building, named after the electronics company that was set up by GE in the wake of the First World War," according to the Wall Street Journal. "When GE re-acquired and broke up RCA in the late 1980s, 30 Rock become the GE Building."

The GE building is the 10th tallest building in New York City.