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  2. Chrysler Building - Wikipedia

    The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco skyscraper on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City, at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. At 1,046 ft (319 m), it is the tallest brick building in the world with a steel framework, and it was the world's tallest building for 11 months after its completion in 1930.

  3. Chrysler Building, office building in New York City, designed by William Van Alen and often cited as the epitome of the Art Deco skyscraper. Its sunburst-patterned stainless steel spire remains one of the most striking features of the Manhattan skyline.

  4. Chrysler Building Facts and Information – The Tower Info

    The Chrysler Building stands 319 meters (1047 ft) tall and has 77 floors, when the building was built in 1930, it surpassed the Eiffel Tower in Paris becoming the tallest man-made structure in the world, and overtook the title of the world's tallest building from the Trump Building in Lower Manhattan, it had been holding that title from 1930 to ...

  5. Van Alen, The Chrysler Building (article) | Khan Academy

    Chrysler asked Van Alen to make his tower the tallest building in the world, but this was no singular act of hubris on Chrysler’s part. Both men had an interest in making the Chrysler Building as tall, glamorous, and unique as possible.

  6. How You Can Visit the Chrysler Building - TripSavvy

    The 77-story Chrysler Building is an iconic New York City image, easily recognizable in New York City's sprawling skyline because of its shiny peak. If you want to see this art deco masterpiece up close, there are some strict policies regarding visiting the building. Viewing the Chrysler Building

  7. Chrysler Building (New York City) - All You Need to Know ...

    The Chrysler Building is a masterpiece of Art Deco architecture. It was completed in 1930, in the depths of the Great Depression. The building was wholly owned by Walter Chrysler. Chrysler intended that the skyscraper would be a reflection of the Modernism embodied in Chrysler automobiles.

  8. Chrysler Building Architecture: A History of the Chrysler ...

    The Chrysler Building is an office building at 405 Lexington Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Street in Midtown Manhattan. It was completed in 1930. American industrialist Walter P. Chrysler financed the construction, and architect William Van Alen, the architect of the Albemarle building on Broadway, designed the glamorous exterior.

  9. Visit the Chrysler Building | Observation Deck Tickets?

    The Chrysler Building is located at 405 Lexington Ave in Midtown Manhattan adjacent to Grand Central Terminal. It is served best by the 4, 5, 6, (yellow circle) and 7 (red circle) trains at the terminal's subway station. You can also access the Chrysler Building via Times Square on the B, D, F, M, N, Q, R, and S - shuttle trains (Green Circle).

  10. chrysler-building

    chrysler-building REIMAGINING THE MOST LEGENDARY SKYSCRAPER IN THE WORLD Inspired improvements in development, including new retail arcade, full floor of tenant amenities, concierge services, destination dining and entertainment, and reinvention of The Cloud Club lounge, bar, and event space, all curated by the visionary tastemakers of RFR.

  11. History | chrysler-building

    History. The story of the Chrysler Building began in 1928, when automotive titan Walter P. Chrysler, founder of Chrysler Corporation, bought the property from Coney Island developer William H. Reynolds for $2 million. Chrysler hired architect William Van Alen, who had previously designed a skyscraper for Reynolds on the site, to create the ...