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The Chrysler Building

New York City Designated Landmark

 
 
The Chrysler Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 10, 2019
1. The Chrysler Building Marker
Inscription.  A stunning statement of the opulent Art Deco style by architect William Van Allen, the 77-story building symbolizes the New York City skyscraper with its distinctive steel tower. Build in 1928-30, it glorified the automobile industry with its frieze of brick and steel cars, eagles, and gargoyles. The Art Deco lobbies are among the finest of the period.
New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation
1988
 
Erected 1988 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 45.094′ N, 73° 58.55′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Lexington Avenue near East 42nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Lexington Avenue, New York NY 10174, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bronxville Eagle (within shouting distance of this marker); Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Place (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Central Terminal (about 600 feet away); The Vanderbilt Eagle (about 700
The Chrysler Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 28, 2016
2. The Chrysler Building
feet away); Park Avenue Viaduct (about 800 feet away); New York Daily News Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nathan Hale (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Paul II House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  The Chrysler Building at Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 11, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
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The Chrysler Building: Art Deco entrance image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, December 14, 2018
3. The Chrysler Building: Art Deco entrance
The Chrysler Building: The lobby ceiling image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, December 14, 2018
4. The Chrysler Building: The lobby ceiling
The Chrysler Building: Walter Chrysler plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, December 14, 2018
5. The Chrysler Building: Walter Chrysler plaque
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 11, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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