Chrysler Building (New York, USA) Reviews
Description:Address: Lower Midtown - Manhattan Lexington Avenue at 42nd Street.
Newest Review: ... by. The first thing I noticed about this building is how shiny it is. It does not look anywhere near it's age. It is almost mirror like. The other thing you notice is it's height. It has 77 floors, which is not short by any means. Then it's design. It is very Art Deco, with various Gargoyles and other details are visible from the streets. These are designed on the Chrysler car, who ... more
Customer Chrysler Building (New York, USA) Reviews (2)
by - written on 31/07/09 (Very useful, 53 readings)
Located on Lexington Avenue and 42nd Street, the Chrysler Building is very noticeable for it's very distinctive design. Built in the late 1920's and completed in 1930, it became the tallest building in the world for just under a year, being surpassed by the Empire State Building. It currently sits as 3rd tallest building in New York and no doubt that will go lower down the list as the years go by. The first thing I noticed about this building is how shiny it is. It does not look anywhere near it's age. It is almost mirror like. The other thing you notice is it's height. It has 77 floors, which is not short by any means. Then it's design. It is very Art ... Read the complete review
by - written on 30/08/00, updated on 30/08/00 (Useful, 111 readings)
This may have changed, but when I went to New York, there wasn't actually anything to do inside the building - it's commerically owned and the only way to admire the breathtaking Art Deco lobby was to just saunter in, have a butchers, and then leave. There's no public observation deck. However, visitors to New York should ensure that they wander down to Grand Central Station and the Chrysler just to stand and be gobsmacked by what a staggeringly elaborate and beautiful piece of work it is. You get a good view from the Empire State Building's viewing deck, but especially if you are walking in the area, get a long lens camera or some binocs and ... Read the complete review
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