Rockefeller - and incorporated in 1888.
It was under his control that the Wabash system became transcontinental and secured an Atlantic port at Baltimore; and it was he who brought about a friendly alliance between the Gould and the Rockefeller interests.
The city has, besides, numerous fine office buildings, including that of the Society for Savings (an institution in which each depositor is virtually a stockholder), the Citizens', Rose, Williamson, Rockefeller, New England and Garfield buildings; and several beautiful churches, notably the Roman Catholic and Trinity cathedrals, the First Presbyterian ("Old Stone"), the Second Presbyterian, the First Methodist and Plymouth (Congregational) churches.
Of the quadrangle, the Rockefeller Hall of Physics (1906) and the New York State College of Agriculture (completed in 1907); and S.E.
Mr Rockefeller would not allow his name to be a part of the title, nor has he permitted the designation of any building by his name.
Gordon but given by him to the city in 1893; from this a boulevard leads up the valley to the large Rockefeller Park, which was given to the city in 1896 by John D.
Rockefeller and others.