Which building complex, constructed in the 1930s, was the largest private, as compared to corporate, building project ever undertaken in contemporary times, construction of which employed between 50,000 and 60,000 people?

Answer: The Rockefeller Centre, New York City. Construction began in 1931, with most of the centre completed by 1939. This provided much needed work during the Great Depression.

Source: Great Fortune – The Epic of Rockefeller Center by Daniel Okrent

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