Chrysler Building, New York City

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Known for its classic Art Deco architecture, Chrysler Building is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. Located on Manhattan's east side, the 319 m (1046 ft) skyscraper, built in 1930, used to be the world's tallest building until the construction of the Empire State Building. Because it was originally intended to be the Chrysler Corporation's headquarters, the building has replicas of 1929 Chrysler radiator caps as the corner ornamentation on the 31st floor. Although much of the building is leased to businesses and unavailable to visitors, take a moment to admire the building's exterior and visit the lobby to get a closer look at the Art Deco details and the renowned ceiling mural by Edward Trumbull. Plan to visit Chrysler Building and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended New York City attractions using our New York City trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • A building that you can not visit. But that is beautiful. It is visible from all points of view (top of the rock, empire state building).
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  • but subjective opinion, of course. Unfortunately, we can't visit it, but you can enter up to the limit indicated on the inside. A few years ago I had the chance to go up there, but without taking photos. According to me the most elegant building in the city, remind some of the decorations of the façade of accurate models of chrysler.
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  • Beautiful edifice that stood out as the empire made of all mirrors reflecting in the Sun, recommended
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  • Truly the most stunning of art deco buildings to be found anywhere on the planet. Well worth seeing in the flesh and your trip won't be wasted as Grand Central is one block down, the NY Library and Bryant Park another couple of blocks along and then you reach Broadway and Times Sq, assuming you are heading west.
  • This building is stunning, beautiful, and is one of my favorite buildings in NYC. The design of this building is absolutely gorgeous. It was the tallest in the world for around a year during the early 1930s. However, for whatever reason, the observatory closed down in 1945, and a private lunch club there in 1979. It sucks that the observatory no longer open. It would really attract tourists to go there if the observatory kept opened. At least, the lobby is open and is free for anyone to go there, located near Grand Central Terminal.
  • I absolutely love the Chrysler Building, it's one my favourites and comes before the Empire State Building and the One world trade Center. I find the architecture really impressive and at night the light looks really nice, you can see it from Broadway (Street).
  • One of the most beautiful buildings i have ever seen in my life. At least from outside. Definitely worth visiting.

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