Chrysler Building, The Classic Style of Art Deco in New York City

Chrysler Building is the third tallest building in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. With the classic style of Art Deco architecture, the Chrysler Building is considered as the best building in New York City.

Chrysler Building was built in 1928, and completed in 1930 by architect William Van Alen, with 1046 meters, consists of 77 floors are decorated with an eagle’s head at the four corners on the floor 61, with a floor area of 111,201 m2, which is equipped with 3882 the number of windows .

Chrysler Building was built with a rigid frame structure with reinforced construction, with 20,961 tons of structural steel and 20,961 pieces of bricks. This agrees with the calculation of buildings that can withstand high loads.