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  • Address: 405 Lexington Avenue
  • Hours: Open weekdays 9:30am - 4pm
  • Admission: Free

The Chrysler Building is an outstanding example of flamboyant Art Deco architecture, in all its glory. A riot of shiny automobile-inspired curves and radiator-cap gargoyles, the 77-story skyscraper was built from 1928 to 1930. Its most striking feature is its pointed, zigzag-detailed crown and spire.

You can enter the lobby to gaze at the Art Deco splendor of its murals, but with no observation deck, that’s as far as it goes for visitors. Perhaps the best view of the Chrysler Building is from its arch rival, the Empire State Building.

Getting There

The entrance to the Chrysler Building is on Lexington Avenue at 42nd and 43rd Streets. The closest subway is Grand Central Station.

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