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Chrysler Building


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The Chrysler Building is  Art Deco skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan in the Turtle Bay area at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. Standing at 319 metres (1,047 ft),it was the world’s tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931. After the destruction of the World Trade Center, it was again the second-tallest building in New York City until December 2007

Chrysler Building was designed by architect William Van Alen for a project of Walter P. Chrysler.for a project of Walter P. Chrysler.[9] When the ground breaking occurred on September 19, 1928, there was an intense competition in New York City to build the world’s tallest skyscraper

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